Terremoto leve mag. 4.8 - 63 km WNW of Tuatapere, Southland District, New Zealand, Tuesday, 29 Dec. 2020 -
Terremoto leve magnitud 4.8 at 67 km depth
29 Dec 17:35 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 2 minutos.
29 Dec 17:36: Magnitud recalculada de 4.1 a 4.6.
29 Dec 17:43: Magnitud recalculada de 4.6 a 4.8. Profundidad recalculada de 68.5 a 67.0 km (de 43 a 42 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al SSW.
Update Tue, 29 Dec 2020, 17:39Light magnitude 4.6 quake hits 63 km northwest of Tuatapere, New Zealand early morning
4.6 quake 30 Dec 6:33 am (GMT +13)
Just 6 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Tuatapere, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday 30 December 2020 at 6:33 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 68.5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tuatapere (pop. 700) located 63 km from the epicenter, Manapouri (pop. 250) 71 km away, and Te Anau (pop. 2,100) 89 km away.
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Fecha & hora: 29 Dec 2020 17:33:32 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro:
Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020 06:33 (GMT +13)
Profundidad: 67.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 45.98671°S / 166.89949°E
, Nueva Zelanda
Nearby towns and cities:63 km al ONO de Tuatapere
(pop: 696) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!90 km al SO de Te Anau
(pop: 2,070) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!95 km al ONO de Riverton
(pop: 1,650) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!112 km al O de Winton
(pop: 2,190) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!121 km al ONO de Invercargill
(pop: 47,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!158 km al O de Gore
(pop: 12,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!279 km al O de Dunedin (Otago)
(pop: 114,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!384 km al OSO de Timaru (Canterbury)
(pop: 28,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!446 km al SO de Ashburton (Canterbury)
(pop: 30,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!821 km al SO de Wellington
(pop: 381,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 8.5°C
(47 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SW
Fuente primaria de datos: GEONET (NZ)
(Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Energía liberada estimada: 1 x 1012
joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.8||67 km||- 94 km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
|4.4||86 km||SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND||EMSC|
|4.4||86 km||94 Km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand||USGS|
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30 km of Invercargill, Southland (127.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s : Felt a quick shake that rattled and moved my mirrors on my duchess. Shaking took a while to subside. I live in Bluff, Southland NZ.
Oban Stewart Island (134.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was already awake in bed when felt gentle shaking but recognised it as an earthquake probably about 10 sec duration.
Kingston , Queenstown / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like a tremor
Invercargill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Invercargill
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