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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 6.0 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Monday, 4 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Monday, 4 May 2015

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Monday, 4 May 2015
May 4 08:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.6.
Date & time: Monday, 4 May 2015 02:29 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.54°S / 168.83°E (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (726 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 4 May 2015
Mon, 4 May 02:29 UTCM 5.5 / 13 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Mon, 4 May 02:29 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km30km NW of Wanaka, New ZealandUSGS
Mon, 4 May 02:29 UTCM 6.0 / 12 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Waihola (New Zealand) (192 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The sound I heard was the wooden house creaking. (via EMSC)
Queenstown (New Zealand) (56 km S from epicenter)(no details): at first everyone taught it was a truck, but after 2 secs we all realised it was an earthquake; it lasted about 10 seconds. (via EMSC)
Queenstown (New Zealand) (56 km S from epicenter)(no details): went on for a bit then faded and started again (via EMSC)
Queenstown (New Zealand) (56 km S from epicenter)(no details): Was a strong quake , so no damage living on rock Is reassuring (via EMSC)
Albert Town (New Zealand) (33 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Nothing further to report other than that the noise effect was much louder than I expected (via EMSC)
Dunedin (New Zealand) (199 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Scary (via EMSC)
Wanaka (New Zealand) (30 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I love the instant surge of adrenaline!!! (via EMSC)

 

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