Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Mackenzie District, Canterbury, 49 km northeast of Wanaka, New Zealand, on Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +13) -

Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - Mackenzie District, Canterbury, 49 km northeast of Wanaka, New Zealand, on Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +13)

Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

27 Oct 00:47 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
27 Oct 00:48: Magnitude recalculated from 4.1 to 4.0.
27 Oct 00:55: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 14.8 to 5.0 km (from 9.2 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1.1 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: Oct 27, 2021 00:45:15 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 1:45 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.35884°S / 169.53754°E (Mackenzie District, Canterbury, New Zealand)
Antipode: 44.359°N / 10.462°W
Nearby towns and cities:
37 km (23 mi) WNW of Omarama (pop: 304) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NE of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NNE of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) NE of Arrowtown (Otago) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) W of Timaru (Región de Canterbury) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) WSW of Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNE of Invercargill (Southland) (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) WSW of Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
547 km (340 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 15.6°C (60 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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4.15 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Wanaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Weak thought something fell off table  
Makarora / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single lateral shake / very short : It was a quick jolt, not very intense.  
Wanaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Wanaka / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / 1-2 s : A quick jolt.  
Waihola / not felt (reported through our app)
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