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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 4 February 2020
Feb 4 09:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 259.4 to 254.3 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 254.3 to 256.9 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 4 February 2020 09:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 256.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.62954°S / 176.54582°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Mayor Island (44 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 4 Feb 2020
Tue, 4 Feb 09:47 UTCM 5.1 / 282 kmNorth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Tue, 4 Feb 09:47 UTCM 5.1 / 317 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z. (New Zealand)BMKG
Tue, 4 Feb 09:47 UTCM 5.2 / 286 kmNorth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
Tue, 4 Feb 09:47 UTCM 5.2 / 282.1 km15km NNE of Maketu, New ZealandUSGS
Tue, 4 Feb 09:47 UTCM 5.1 / 279.6 kmNorth Island, New ZealandGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
(46.5 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Nelson (475.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(89.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(290.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Bit of a wobble in bed. (via app)
(80.6 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Tauranga / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nelson (479.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weak shaking felt on 5th floor of building.
Napier / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Whakamarama / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Wairoa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shaking of the house
Hawkes Bay / MMI IV (Light shaking)
waitara (251.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Always feel the quakes I live in a mobile home (via app)
(214.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(213.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Gisborne / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(486.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Napier (209.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
(299.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Waikanae / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
225 Minden road Te Puna Tauranga up the hill (43.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Quick sideways movement back and forth twice (via app)
(404.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Ohope beach / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Weak shaking
(76.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(67.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(59.9 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(52.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
waitara (251.5 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Feilding (301.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Napier (211.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Rolling type quake (via app)
(229.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(148.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
(New Zealand) (180 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Long slow roll (via EMSC)
Wellington (New Zealand) (431 km S from epicenter)(no details): felt this in Wellington (via EMSC)
Napier (New Zealand) (174 km S from epicenter)(no details): good rattle and jerky motion (via EMSC)
Tauranga (New Zealand) (39 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt our campervan rocking. Tauranga (via EMSC)
Tauranga (New Zealand) (38 km W from epicenter)(no details): Laid in bed in our campervan and felt the van rock. Tauranga NZ (via EMSC)

 

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