Get our newsletter!
Voyages aux volcans actifs !
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Départs garantis:
12-30 août 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 août 2019: Les volcans actifs de Java - Java (Indonésie)
14-17 août 2019: Spécial Volcan Krakatau - Le Krakatau, détroit de la Sonde
1-19 sept. 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 sept. 2019: Du Krakatau à Bali - Java (Indonésie)
11-25 oct. 2019: Volcans d'Italie - le Grand Tour - Italie du Sud
: Places libres / : Départ garanti / : Quelques places disponibles / : Groupe fermé

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Diaporama

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 6.1 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Friday, 24 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Friday, 24 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Friday, 24 April 2015
Apr 24 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Date & time: Fri, 24 Apr 03:36:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 80.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.23°S / 173.32°E (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (332 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- Merci!.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 24 Apr 2015
Fri, 24 Apr 03:36 UTCM 6.0 / 47 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Fri, 24 Apr 03:36 UTCM 6.1 / 55 km68km NW of Kaikoura, New ZealandUSGS
Fri, 24 Apr 03:36 UTCM 6.2 / 51.5 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
Fri, 24 Apr 03:36 UTCM 6.0 / 50 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Amberley / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
nel. / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Paraparaumu beach, kapiti, wellington (217.4 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Long rolling shake!
Pohara Beach (159.6 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
nelson, new zealand / MMI V (Moderate shaking): The start was very light but it continued and got strong enough for windows rattling and for us to move to a safe location. Long lasting.
Merivale, Christchurch 8014 (154.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It went on for about 15 to 20 seconds.
Wellington / MMI III (Weak shaking)
New plymouth / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Brightwater (New Zealand) (96 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Yes, as the house is built on a solid concrete foundation, i noticed the structure bolt in its movement and loud movement, with high floor to ceiling windows it felt as the house was moving or structure in two different directions untill settled, hencing cracks in the solid flooring foundation. if the earthquake was centre at a depth of 10k i believe this house would fold like a pack of cards, merely on the foundation. (via EMSC)
Todds Valley (New Zealand) (113 km N from epicenter)(no details): There was 2 different phases. A slight shaking then a swaying movement (via EMSC)
Picton (New Zealand) (119 km NE from epicenter)(no details): De bewoners van picton zeiden dat dit een hevige aardbeving was en dat dit al een tijd niet meer was voorgekomen. (via EMSC)
Ruby Bay (New Zealand) (112 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It was first one for me when I was by my own and could that observe well. I have actually enjoy it, even it sounds strange. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 25 Dec 2015
Fri, 25 Dec 14:49 UTCM 2.9 / 44.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 25 Dec 20:56 UTCM 2.6 / 91.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 27 Dec 2015
Sun, 27 Dec 08:31 UTCM 3.3 / 62.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 29 Dec 2015
Tue, 29 Dec 10:39 UTCM 2.7 / 15.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 29 Dec 13:44 UTCM 2.8 / 111.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 29 Dec 22:20 UTCM 2.7 / 58.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 30 Dec 2015
Wed, 30 Dec 00:44 UTCM 3.2 / 18.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 1 Jan 2016
Fri, 1 Jan 15:05 UTCM 4.0 / 22.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 4 Jan 2016
Mon, 4 Jan 07:37 UTCM 2.6 / 59.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 4 Jan 08:50 UTCM 2.6 / 10.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 4 Jan 20:04 UTCM 3.9 / 20.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 10 Jan 2016
Sun, 10 Jan 05:28 UTCM 2.7 / 26.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 10 Jan 17:14 UTCM 2.8 / 85.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 11 Jan 2016
Mon, 11 Jan 12:15 UTCM 2.6 / 13.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 11 Jan 12:19 UTCM 2.6 / 16 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 11 Jan 16:48 UTCM 3.0 / 132.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 11 Jan 21:38 UTCM 2.6 / 12.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
Tue, 12 Jan 09:13 UTCM 2.9 / 67.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 14 Jan 2016
Thu, 14 Jan 12:19 UTCM 3.2 / 32.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Jan 2016
Fri, 15 Jan 05:03 UTCM 2.6 / 90.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Jan 15:33 UTCM 2.8 / 96.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Jan 19:02 UTCM 3.0 / 79.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Jan 20:43 UTCM 2.8 / 144.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 16 Jan 2016
Sat, 16 Jan 06:48 UTCM 2.6 / 89.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 16 Jan 07:25 UTCM 2.6 / 15.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 17 Jan 2016
Sun, 17 Jan 21:45 UTCM 3.0 / 90.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Mon, 18 Jan 13:00 UTCM 2.9 / 79.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Jan 18:19 UTCM 2.6 / 95.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Jan 2016
Wed, 20 Jan 15:08 UTCM 2.8 / 131.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Jan 17:39 UTCM 3.1 / 22.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Jan 17:39 UTCM 3.6 / 17.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 23 Jan 2016
Sat, 23 Jan 12:49 UTCM 2.9 / 4.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 23 Jan 14:12 UTCM 2.9 / 64.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 24 Jan 2016
Sun, 24 Jan 14:54 UTCM 3.0 / 55.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 24 Jan 14:57 UTCM 3.2 / 13.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Jan 2016
Mon, 25 Jan 05:43 UTCM 2.8 / 154.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Jan 06:25 UTCM 3.0 / 9.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Jan 2016
Tue, 26 Jan 00:44 UTCM 2.7 / 95.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Jan 04:14 UTCM 2.9 / 30.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Jan 09:18 UTCM 2.7 / 167.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Jan 16:34 UTCM 2.8 / 84.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Jan 18:10 UTCM 3.1 / 49.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 27 Jan 2016
Wed, 27 Jan 07:27 UTCM 2.8 / 21.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 27 Jan 17:00 UTCM 3.3 / 35.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 27 Jan 22:03 UTCM 2.9 / 40.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 29 Jan 2016
Fri, 29 Jan 02:20 UTCM 4.1 / 36.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 29 Jan 12:53 UTCM 2.6 / 10.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 30 Jan 2016
Sat, 30 Jan 19:33 UTCM 2.6 / 17.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 1 Feb 2016
Mon, 1 Feb 07:03 UTCM 3.0 / 65.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 2 Feb 2016
Tue, 2 Feb 17:22 UTCM 2.7 / 175.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)

 

Plus sur VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyright: VolcanoDiscovery ou autres sources indiquées.
Utilisation des documents: Les textes, les images et les vidéos de ce site internet sont protégées par copyright. Toute reproduction et tout usage sans accord préalable ne sont pas autorisés. Si vous désirez acquérir pour certains documents (photos, vidéos, textes ou autres) le droit de reproduction, d'édition et, plus généralement, de toute utilisation destinée à un usage public, qu'elle soit commerciale ou pas, vous êtes priés de nous contacter.