Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 - information

Terremoto forte mag. 5.9 - Tasman Sea, 35 km a ovest da Milford Sound, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, mercoledí, 24 giugno 2020

- Terremoto forte mag. 5.9 - Tasman Sea, 35 km a ovest da Milford Sound, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, mercoledí, 24 giugno 2020

Terremoto forte magnitudine 5.9 at 5 km depth

24 Jun 22:24 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 4 minuti.
Jun 24 22:33: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.9 a 6.0.
Jun 24 22:35: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.0 a 5.9.
Data & ora: 24 Jun 2020 22:20:01 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 44.61589°S / 167.48151°E (Tasman Sea, Nuova Zelanda)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km O da Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> Vedi sismi vicini
91 km NNO da Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
104 km ONO da Distretto di Queenstown (Queenstown) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
132 km O da Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> Vedi sismi vicini
143 km ONO da Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> Vedi sismi vicini
210 km NNO da Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
275 km ONO da Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
300 km O da Distretto di Timaru (Timaru) (pop: 28,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
429 km OSO da Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
699 km SO da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
335 km SO da South Island (pop: 1,135,500) --> Vedi sismi vicini
267 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: 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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Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
5.95 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
5.510 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
5.810 kmSouth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
5.610 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
5.915 kmSouth Island, New ZealandBMKG
5.514 km87 km NNW of Te Anau, New ZealandUSGS

User reports for this quake (12)

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Dunedin, New Zealand (274.9 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Felt like when you have an inner ear malfunction and you're about to fall asleep. Light swaying.  
Dunedin Central (265 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
Riverton (183.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Quite long tv rocking table going back and forward lights didn't swing more at ground level  
Christchurch, Canterbury (426.6 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Didnt feel it in Christchurch. I just hope the alpine fault it's going to rupture (reported through our app)  
Alexandra (163.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
near Invercargill, Southland (231.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Sitting in my office and my chair started moving (reported through our app)  
Te Anau (89.3 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Walls are moved (reported through our app)  
Kenmure Dunedin / Weak shaking (MMI III) : I felt the house moving. I was laying down on a couch and felt it shaking a little bit. I checked after that if anyone else said anything about it on Facebook and noticed that I was right that it was an earthquake. Other people had felt it too.  
Accra Ghana / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : It vibrated heavily twice with a heavy bang  
Accra Ghana weija district / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Albert Town / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Clyde / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Very weak shake in Clyde Central Otago  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (132 quakes):
  • 22 Aug 2020 06:00 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    92.9 km (57.7 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Aug 2020 09:08 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    63.4 km (39.4 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Aug 2020 22:07 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    107.4 km (66.7 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 Aug 2020 01:03 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (19 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
  • 14 Aug 2020 10:57 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    98.4 km (61.1 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Aug 2020 09:34 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    79.2 km (49.2 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 22:29 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 13:23 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 12:39 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 01:49 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 21:31 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 20:06 UTC
    | M 2.1 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 19:17 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 18:08 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Aug 2020 16:25 UTC
    | M 2.3 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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