Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 33 km west of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 10:16 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 33 km west of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 10:16 (GMT)

Tremblement de terre fort magnitude 5.7 at 5 km depth

12 Aug 10:19 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 2 minutes.
Aug 12 10:21: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.7.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2020 10:16:45 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.7
Profondeur: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.6193°S / 167.51453°E (Mer de Tasman, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km O de Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
90 km N de Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
101 km ONO de Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
130 km O de Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
141 km ONO de Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
208 km NNO de Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
272 km ONO de Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
298 km O de Timaru (pop: 28,000) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
426 km OSO de Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
697 km SO de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
333 km SO de South Island (pop: 1,135,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
266 km N de Stewart Island (pop: 387) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) Plus d'infos
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLieuSource
5.75 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
4.810 km83 km N of Te Anau, New ZealandUSGS
4.88 kmSouth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
4.85.4 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
4.810 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ

User reports for this quake (5)

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718.3 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Very gentle rolling motion felt when sitting watching tele, heard it before it arrived. | One user found this interesting. (reported through our app)  
Mawhera (383 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Barely perceptible (reported through our app)  
Invercargill (214.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Kelvin Heights (104 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Glenorchy / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (27 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2020 16:08 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Oct 2020 01:22 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 08:55 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 29 Sep 2020 15:59 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    40.3 km (25 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 26 Sep 2020 21:56 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 23 Sep 2020 16:42 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Sep 2020 11:51 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Sep 2020 11:36 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    1.1 km (0.7 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Sep 2020 07:26 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Sep 2020 09:54 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 06 Sep 2020 11:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Aug 2020 01:23 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 Aug 2020 01:03 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Aug 2020 19:14 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 22:29 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 13:23 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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