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Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - 48 km NNW of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12) -

Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - 48 km NNW of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12) Terremoto leve mag. 4.4 - 48 km NNW of Te Anau, Southland District, New Zealand, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)

Terremoto leve magnitud 4.4 a 78 km de profundidad

18 Jul 08:38 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 2 minutos.
18 Jul 08:39: Magnitud recalculada de 3.6 a 3.9.
18 Jul 08:43: Magnitud recalculada de 3.9 a 4.4. Profundidad recalculada de 75.3 a 78.0 km (de 47 a 48 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.6 km (4.1 mi) al ESE.
Update Sun, 18 Jul 2021, 08:48

Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 48 km northwest of Te Anau, New Zealand in the evening

4.4 quake 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
4.4 quake 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred in the evening on Sunday 18 July 2021 at 8:36 pm local time near Te Anau, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand, as reported by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 78 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.9 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Te Anau (pop. 2,100) located 48 km from the epicenter, Milford Sound (pop. 440) 49 km away, and Queenstown (pop. 10,400) 90 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora18 Jul 2021 08:36:26 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentro18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
Prof.78.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud45.00628°S / 167.52055°E (Southland District, Southland, Nueva Zelanda)
Antipode45.006°N / 12.479°W
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy débil
Sentido4 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Lugares cercanos48 km al NNO de Te Anau (pop: 2,930) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
49 km al SO de Milford Sound (pop: 435) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
90 km al O de Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
100 km al ONO de Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
132 km al O de Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
165 km al NO de Gore (pop: 13,100) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
168 km al NNO de Invercargill (pop: 47,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
252 km al ONO de Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
719 km al SO de Wellington (pop: 381,900) | En el mapa | Sismos cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoScattered Clouds 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Energía sísmica estimada liberada2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, equivalente a 60 toneladas de TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.478 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)


Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 713 km / 443 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (4)

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Queenstown, Otago (97.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Frankton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Queenstown (89.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A miled treamer  
Queenstown / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

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