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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 4 January 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - New Zealand on Saturday, 4 January 2020
Jan 4 07:28: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 330.7 to 308.7 km.
Date & time: samedi, 4 janvier 2020 07:18 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 308.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.75138°S / 176.94772°E (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearest volcano: Clark (84 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
Sat, 4 Jan 2020
Sat, 4 Jan 07:18 UTCM 4.9 / 308 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z. (New Zealand)GFZ
Sat, 4 Jan 07:18 UTCM 5.1 / 328 kmOff E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z. (New Zealand)EMSC
Sat, 4 Jan 07:18 UTCM 5.1 / 320.3 km100km E of Tairua, New ZealandUSGS
Sat, 4 Jan 07:18 UTCM 5.0 / 269 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z. (New Zealand)BMKG

"I felt it" reports:
(232.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Big earthquake
(194 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): There has been damage to the buildings
Queenstown (1151.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Gisborne / MMI III (Weak shaking)
picton / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wairoa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(419.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
1228 Colyton road (405.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
(305 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Eketahuna (453.1 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Napier (291.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Pauanui (New Zealand) (79 km W from epicenter)(no details): Didn't feel this at all. Don't know why considering the size and location to tairua. (via EMSC)

 

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