Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 35km S of Blenheim, New Zealand on Friday, 16 August 2013

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - 36 km a sud da Blenheim, Marlborough District, Nuova Zelanda, venerdì, 16 agosto 2013

Questo terremoto era probabilmente un aftershock del M 6.5 terremoto: 29 km a sud da Blenheim, Marlborough District, Nuova Zelanda Fri, 16 Aug 2013 02:31 che si è verificato 38 minuti prima.
Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.9 - 36 km a sud da Blenheim, Marlborough District, Nuova Zelanda, venerdì, 16 agosto 2013

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 10 km depth

16 Aug 03:43 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 34 minuti.
Data & ora: 16 Aug 2013 03:09:10 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Friday, August 16, 2013 15:09:10
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 41.8357°S / 173.8821°E (Marlborough District, Marlborough, Nuova Zelanda)
Nearby towns and cities:
25 km SO da Seddon (pop: 511) --> Vedi sismi vicini
36 km S da Blenheim (pop: 26,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
62 km S da Picton (pop: 3,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
80 km SE da Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
81 km SE da Richmond (Tasman) (pop: 14,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
96 km SO da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
110 km SO da Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
112 km SO da Porirua (Wellington) (pop: 50,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
124 km SO da Upper Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 38,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
215 km NNE da Christchurch (Canterbury) (pop: 363,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.910 km SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC
M 5.310 kmCook Strait, New ZealandGFZ
M 5.910 km35km S of Blenheim, New ZealandUSGS
M 5.330 kmOff E Coast of South Island, NZGeoAu
M 5.344 kmNorth Island, New ZealandBMKG

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Blenheim / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Heard this one coming! Closet doors rattled loudly, crockery rattling, lights swinging again ..small objects fell over Grandchildren ran for doorways and hung on .. tears later
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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 36 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand, on Friday, August 16, 2013 15:09:10
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