Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - 715 km northeast da Gisborne, Nuova Zelanda, domenica, 04 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.3 - 715 km northeast da Gisborne, Nuova Zelanda, domenica, 04 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 100 km depth

4 Oct 19:05 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 6 minuti.
4 Oct 19:07: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.9 a 5.3. Profondità ricalcolata da 33.0 a 100.0 km (da 21 a 62 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 3.3 km (2.1 mi) al E.
Data & ora: 4 Oct 2020 06:58:52 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: 4 Oct 6:58 am (GMT -12)
Magnitudine: 5.3
Profondità: 100.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 33,69367°S / 177,05554°W (Nuova Zelanda)
Nearby towns and cities:
625 km NE da Ruatoria (pop: 897)
667 km NE da Tolaga Bay (pop: 932)
700 km NE da Opotiki (pop: 4,040)
708 km NE da Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
717 km NE da Distretto di Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
729 km NE da Edgecumbe (pop: 1,640)
742 km ENE da Tairua (pop: 1,590)
746 km NE da Distretto di Kawerau (pop: 6,700)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 15.2°C (59 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 5,6 x 1012 joules (1,56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.31 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Sahuarita AZ / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Around 1150 am local time felt 2 rounds of very weak shaking. Have been through multiple earthquakes and I am certain I felt this quake. | One user found this interesting.
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake 715 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, 4 Oct 6:58 am (GMT -12)

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 715 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on 4 Oct 6:58 am (GMT -12)

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