Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - New Zealand, Australia, on 4 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +11) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - New Zealand, Australia, on 4 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +11)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

4 Oct 07:26 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
4 Oct 07:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.7 to 5.1. Epicenter location corrected by 203 km (126 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 4 Oct 2020 07:19:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 4 Oct 6:19 pm (GMT +11)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.18848°S / 160.11293°E (Australia)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 6.6°C (44 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 13 m/s (25 kts) from W
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.133 kmNew Zealand, AustraliaGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
geelong / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling
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