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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 - information

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019
Aug 12 10:39: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 3.0 km.
Aug 12 10:40: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Aug 12 10:42: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.0 to 5.0 km.
Aug 12 11:20: Magnitude recalculated from 6.3 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 12.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 12 August 2019 10:35 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.51519°S / 167.85855°E (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (775 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 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, 12 Aug 2019
Mon, 12 Aug 10:35 UTCM 5.4 / 13 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Mon, 12 Aug 10:35 UTCM 5.4 / 6.6 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
Mon, 12 Aug 10:35 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmSouth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
Mon, 12 Aug 10:35 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km81km NW of Queenstown, New ZealandUSGS
Mon, 12 Aug 10:35 UTCM 5.5 / 53 kmSouth Island, New ZealandBMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Queenstown 10:30 pm / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Roxburgh (184.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up (via app)
Raumati Beach / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Woke me up.
taranaki / MMI IX (Violent shaking): it was very scary. i have never felt like this before
Roxburgh (162.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me up (via app)
Waipahi, 20 min nth of Gore on state highway 1 / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sitting in solid concrete block house, we felt 4 or 5 rolls and the curtains swayed. Enough to make me get up and move antiques just in case it was the start of something.
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Не почувствовал и не ощущал, был дома, всё спокойно и тихо, всё в порядке, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, своих родных и близких. Да, геология рулит.))),!!!
(90.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Luggate / MMI IV (Light shaking): Bed shaking, house creaking,hanging lights swinging
Davison / MMI II (Very weak shaking): In bed awakened by tremble.
15 Murchie Street (198.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Hermitage hotel, Mt Cook / MMI III (Weak shaking): Sleeping on the nine floor and felt the lights and bed moving
woodside (235.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt it quite well but only because I sat on the floor just then. Seemed like 2 or 3 wavy motions. (via app)
Centre Bush / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
23 black road otatara / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Henley / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Wanaka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alexandra / Central Otago (144.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(252.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Queeenstown / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Invercargill (216.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Pareora (266 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light headed for short time (via app)
Queenstown / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Riverton (203.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Room felt like it was shaking. Duchesses mirror was clanging together and it was enough for the cat to feel unsettled
Wanaka (100.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Otautau / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Queenstown / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
St Kilda Dunedin (260.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rocking and slight creaking of house. Lasted approx 15 sec.
Greymouth (353.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(1027.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Central Dunedin (256.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Te Anau / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Queenstown / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(567.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking (via app)
Karitane (252.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Swayed (via app)
(258.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rolling slow motions (via app)
Wanaka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Alexandra / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wanaka / MMI IV (Light shaking): In wanaka at a resort. Felt like walls were being banged on at first and then the ground started shaking too. Tremors didn’t last long. 15-20seconds in total
The Hermitage, Mount Cook / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(256.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Invercargill / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wanaka / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Queenstown / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(87 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Near Arrowtown (86.5 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Lasted about 10 seconds, felt like wind on the outside of the building, then building shook.
Fernhill (84.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Queenstown / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tainui. Dunedin / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shook house and knocked some items off shelves. Lasted a long 1 plus minutes.
franz josef / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(91.8 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Dunedin (258.2 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(217.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(353.5 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Dunedin (260.7 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Tekapo-Twizel / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Otautau / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Riverton / MMI III (Weak shaking): Clothes on lines swinging and felt a swaying feeling.
(213.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking) (via app)
Arrowtown (90.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(706 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(87.8 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Roxburgh (New Zealand) (155 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong jolt and shaking (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (150 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt it quite well but only because I sat on the floor just then. Wasn't sharp shaking, rather more like 2 or 3 wavy motions. (via EMSC)
Wanaka (New Zealand) (99 km E from epicenter)(no details): Woke me up. Strong shaking of bed (via EMSC)
Arrowtown (New Zealand) (82 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Please use New Zealand as name of place not South Island of... Surprised that warning arrived ten minutes after we felt the shock. (via EMSC)
Milford Sound (New Zealand) (13 km S from epicenter)(no details): Strong shaking in Milford Sound, Southland region. I scared. (via EMSC)

 

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