Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Canterbury, New Zealand, 61 km north of Pegasus Island, on Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 5:08 am (GMT +13) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 19 km depth
16 Jan 16:11 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 16, 2022 16:08:08 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Monday, Jan 17, 2022 at 5:08 am (GMT +13)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||42.79276°S / 173.13427°E (Hurunui District, Canterbury, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||42.793°N / 6.866°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearby towns and cities||92 km (57 mi) NNE of Christchurch (pop: 363,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
216 km (134 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Clear Sky 11.9°C (53 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 1 m/s (3 kts) from NNE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.1||19 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.