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Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.4 km southeast of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:50 pm (GMT +13) -

Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.4 km southeast of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:50 pm (GMT +13) Unconfirmed earthquake or seismic-like event: 5.4 km southeast of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:50 pm (GMT +13)
12 Jan 10:55 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 5 minutes.
Date & time: Jan 12, 2022 10:50:27 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022 at 11:50 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 3.6?
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.55577°S / 172.69212°E (Christchurch City, Canterbury, New Zealand)
Antipode: 43.556°N / 7.308°W
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) ESE of Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SSW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 13.1°C (56 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: VolcanoDiscovery
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Crowne Plaza, Christchurch New Zealand (5.4 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Walls began to pop and curtains began to move slightly. I could feel the building moving slightly. | One user found this interesting.  
Christchurch Hospital 8th floor (6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : My bed in hospital seemed to sway. I'm on the 8th floor | One user found this interesting.  
Ashhurst mulgrave street 78 / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 5-10 s : Started off sounding like the washing machine spin cycle was going then fast and sharp for about 5 seconds  
Christchurch NZ (2.6 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : I was in bed. The quake was a rolling motion, the window shook and creaked.  
Christchurch, Canterbury (5 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 2-5 s : Surprised  
Riccarton (8.7 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
near Christchurch, Canterbury (6.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I'm in the area but flet nothing.  
near Christchurch, Canterbury (10.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 2-5 s
Rangiora, Waimakariri District, Canterbury (26.1 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : in bed when felt a jolt & vibration  
Takamatua bay New Zealand (33.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Vibrating and rumbling  
Christchurch, Canterbury (6.1 km W of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s : Bed shook Linwood Christchurch Light rocking sensation  
Edgeware, Christchurch (5.7 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 10-15 s
Christchurch, Canterbury (7.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Watching tv sitting down  
Christchurch, Canterbury (8.1 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Christchurch in sockburn / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s : I had just hopped into bed and felt the quake a few minutes later rock the bed sideways for a while.  
Christchurch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 5-10 s : Light shaking  
56 Glenross rd, Waiwhare, RD9, Hastings / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Rangiora / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Christchurch / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 5-10 s
Merivale, Christchurch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Christchurch / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s
Avondale Christchurch / Light shaking (MMI IV) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 20-30 s
Lyttelton / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Palmerston North / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 20-30 s
Christchurch / Light shaking (MMI IV) / single lateral shake / very short : Noise and shake  
Christchurch city center edgeware / Weak shaking (MMI III) / both vertical and horizontal swinging / 2-5 s : My bed moved woke me up intensity about between 4 and 6  
Akaroa / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Akaroa / Light shaking (MMI IV) / vibration and rolling / 2-5 s
riccarton, christchurch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 5-10 s
St Albans, Christchurch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 30-60 s
14 cathedral Square Christchurch / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
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