Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 - information

Terremoto forte mag. 5.5 - 18 km a nord da Milford Sound, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, lunedì, 12 agosto 2019

Terremoto forte mag. 5.5 - 18 km a nord da Milford Sound, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, lunedì, 12 agosto 2019

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.5 at 12 km depth

12 Aug 10:37 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 2 minuti.
Aug 12 10:39: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.0 a 6.1.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 3.0 km.
Aug 12 10:40: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.1 a 6.2.
Aug 12 10:42: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.2 a 6.3.
Profondità ricalcolata da 3.0 a 5.0 km.
Aug 12 11:20: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.3 a 5.5.
Profondità ricalcolata da 5.0 a 12.0 km.
Data & ora: 12 Aug 2019 10:35:27 UTC
Magnitudine: 5.5
Profondità: 12.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 44.51519°S / 167.85855°E (Southland District, Southland, Nuova Zelanda)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km NNO da Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> Vedi sismi vicini
86 km NO da Distretto di Queenstown (Queenstown, Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
89 km ONO da Arrowtown (Otago) (pop: 2,150) --> Vedi sismi vicini
101 km N da Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
213 km N da Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
213 km N da Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
257 km NO da Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
270 km O da Distretto di Timaru (Timaru, Canterbury) (pop: 28,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
397 km OSO da Christchurch (Canterbury) (pop: 363,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
668 km SO da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
303 km SO da South Island (pop: 1,135,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
276 km N da Stewart Island (pop: 387) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.512 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 5.413 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
M 5.46.6 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
M 5.510 kmSouth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
M 5.410 km81km NW of Queenstown, New ZealandUSGS
M 5.553 kmSouth Island, New ZealandBMKG

User reports for this quake (67)

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Queenstown 10:30 pm / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Roxburgh (184.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Woke me up (reported through our app)
Raumati Beach / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Woke me up.
taranaki / Violent shaking (MMI IX) : it was very scary. i have never felt like this before
Roxburgh (162.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Woke me up (reported through our app)
Waipahi, 20 min nth of Gore on state highway 1 / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sitting in solid concrete block house, we felt 4 or 5 rolls and the curtains swayed. Enough to make me get up and move antiques just in case it was the start of something.
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Не почувствовал и не ощущал, был дома, всё спокойно и тихо, всё в порядке, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, своих родных и близких. Да, геология рулит.))),!!!
90.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Luggate / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Bed shaking, house creaking,hanging lights swinging
Davison / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In bed awakened by tremble.
15 Murchie Street (198.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Hermitage hotel, Mt Cook / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Sleeping on the nine floor and felt the lights and bed moving
woodside (235.1 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Felt it quite well but only because I sat on the floor just then. Seemed like 2 or 3 wavy motions. (reported through our app)
Centre Bush / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
23 black road otatara / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Henley / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Wanaka / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alexandra / Central Otago (144.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
252.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Queeenstown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
Invercargill (216.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Pareora (266 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light headed for short time (reported through our app)
Queenstown / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Riverton (203.6 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Room felt like it was shaking. Duchesses mirror was clanging together and it was enough for the cat to feel unsettled
Wanaka (100.6 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Otautau / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Queenstown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
St Kilda Dunedin (260.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Rocking and slight creaking of house. Lasted approx 15 sec.
Greymouth (353.5 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
1027.2 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Central Dunedin (256.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Te Anau / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Queenstown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
567.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Light shaking (reported through our app)
Karitane (252.3 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Swayed (reported through our app)
258.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling slow motions (reported through our app)
Wanaka / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Alexandra / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wanaka / Light shaking (MMI IV) : In wanaka at a resort. Felt like walls were being banged on at first and then the ground started shaking too. Tremors didn’t last long. 15-20seconds in total
The Hermitage, Mount Cook / Light shaking (MMI IV)
256.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Invercargill / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Wanaka / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Queenstown / Strong shaking (MMI VI)
87 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) (reported through our app)
Near Arrowtown (86.5 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Lasted about 10 seconds, felt like wind on the outside of the building, then building shook.
Fernhill (84.8 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Queenstown / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tainui. Dunedin / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shook house and knocked some items off shelves. Lasted a long 1 plus minutes.
franz josef / Weak shaking (MMI III)
91.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
Dunedin (258.2 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
217.2 km S of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
353.5 km NE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Dunedin (260.7 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Tekapo-Twizel / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Otautau / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Riverton / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Clothes on lines swinging and felt a swaying feeling.
213.6 km S of epicenter [Map] / Very strong shaking (MMI VII) (reported through our app)
Arrowtown (90.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
706 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
87.8 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Roxburgh (New Zealand, 155 km SE of epicenter) : Strong jolt and shaking (reported through EMSC)
(New Zealand, 150 km SE of epicenter) : Felt it quite well but only because I sat on the floor just then. Wasn't sharp shaking, rather more like 2 or 3 wavy motions. (reported through EMSC)
Wanaka (New Zealand, 99 km E of epicenter) : Woke me up. Strong shaking of bed (reported through EMSC)
Arrowtown (New Zealand, 82 km SE of epicenter) : Please use New Zealand as name of place not South Island of... Surprised that warning arrived ten minutes after we felt the shock. (reported through EMSC)
Milford Sound (New Zealand, 13 km S of epicenter) : Strong shaking in Milford Sound, Southland region. I scared. (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (77 quakes):
  • 10 Oct 2019 08:03 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    63.2 km (39.3 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 07 Oct 2019 01:41 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 06 Oct 2019 01:09 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Oct 2019 14:18 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Sep 2019 21:07 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Sep 2019 07:09 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    3.8 km (2.4 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Sep 2019 14:18 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    55.4 km (34.4 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Sep 2019 20:35 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    1.5 km (0.9 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2019 10:00 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2019 07:06 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2019 05:04 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2019 02:53 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Aug 2019 15:55 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    7.3 km (4.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Aug 2019 09:51 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Aug 2019 05:28 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Aug 2019 04:37 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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