Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kaikoura District, Canterbury, 171 km southwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 11:52 am (GMT +13) -

Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Kaikoura District, Canterbury, 171 km southwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 21 Feb 2021 11:52 am (GMT +13)

Séisme faible magnitude 2.8 at 5 km depth

20 Feb 22:54 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 2 minutes.
20 Feb 23:00: Profondeur recalculée de 7.1 à 5.0 km (de 4.4 à 3.1 mi). Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 4.2 km (2.6 mi) au WNW.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2021 22:52:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: dimanche, 21 févr. 2021 11:52 (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.8
Profondeur: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.47525°S / 173.47112°E (Kaikoura District, Canterbury, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km OSO de Kaikoura (pop: 685) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
97 km NE de Amberley (pop: 1,110) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
114 km SSO de Blenheim (Marlborough) (pop: 26,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
135 km S de Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
136 km NNE de Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
171 km SO de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
184 km SO de Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
188 km SO de Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
198 km SO de Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
212 km NE de Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 22.4°C (72 F), humidity: 46%, wind: 2 m/s (5 kts) from E
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) Plus d'infos
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2.85 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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