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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 22 August 2019

Light mag. 4.6 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 22 August 2019
22 Aug 04:13 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 2 minutes.
Aug 22 04:19: Magnitude recalculée de 4.5 à 4.6.
Profondeur recalculée de 5.0 à 12.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 22 August 2019 04:10 UTC
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.58007°S / 174.4196°E (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km NE de Seddon (pop: 500)
40 km E de Blenheim (pop: 26,600)
42 km SW de Brooklyn (pop: 3,900)
44 km SW de Wellington (pop: 381,900)
58 km SW de Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200)
169 km SW de Palmerston North (pop: 76,000)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 22 Aug 04:10 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (10)

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/ Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wellington / Light shaking (MMI IV)
39.4 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Weak only just felt it (reported through our app)
Lower hutt stokes valley (63.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Weak shake, felt like washing machine is on (reported through our app)
39.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : A rolling shake this time...not the usual jolt (reported through our app)
45.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling (reported through our app)
44.3 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Porirua, New Zealand / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
39.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Wellington (43.8 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)

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Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 22 August 2019

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