Sismo leggero mag. 4.8 - 63 km a ovest da Tuatapere, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, martedí, 29 dicembre 2020 -
Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.8 at 67 km depth
29 Dec 17:35 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 2 minuti.
29 Dec 17:36: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.1 a 4.6.
29 Dec 17:43: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.6 a 4.8. Profondità ricalcolata da 68.5 a 67.0 km (da 43 a 42 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 1.1 km (0.7 mi) al SSW.
Update Tue, 29 Dec 2020, 17:39Light magnitude 4.6 quake hits 63 km northwest of Tuatapere, New Zealand early morning
4.6 quake 30 Dec 6:33 am (GMT +13)
Just 6 minutes ago, a 4.6-magnitude earthquake struck near Tuatapere, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand. The tremor was recorded early morning on Wednesday 30 December 2020 at 6:33 am local time, at a moderately shallow depth of 68.5 km below the surface.
The event was filed by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.1 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Tuatapere (pop. 700) located 63 km from the epicenter, Manapouri (pop. 250) 71 km away, and Te Anau (pop. 2,100) 89 km away.
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Data & ora: 29 Dec 2020 17:33:32 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro:
Wednesday, 30 Dec 2020 06:33 (GMT +13)
Profondità: 67.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 45.98671°S / 166.89949°E
, Nuova Zelanda
Nearby towns and cities:63 km ONO da Tuatapere
(pop: 696) --> Vedi sismi vicini90 km SO da Te Anau
(pop: 2,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini95 km ONO da Riverton
(pop: 1,650) --> Vedi sismi vicini112 km O da Winton
(pop: 2,190) --> Vedi sismi vicini121 km ONO da Invercargill
(pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini158 km O da Distretto di Gore (Gore)
(pop: 12,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini279 km O da Dunedin (Otago)
(pop: 114,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini384 km OSO da Distretto di Timaru (Timaru, Canterbury)
(pop: 28,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini446 km SO da Distretto di Ashburton (Ashburton, Canterbury)
(pop: 30,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini821 km SO da Wellington
(pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 8.5°C
(47 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 1 m/s (1 kts) from SW
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ)
(Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 1 x 1012
joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|4.8||67 km||- 94 km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
|4.4||86 km||SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND||EMSC|
|4.4||86 km||94 Km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand||USGS|
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30 km of Invercargill, Southland (127.3 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / 1-2 s : Felt a quick shake that rattled and moved my mirrors on my duchess. Shaking took a while to subside. I live in Bluff, Southland NZ.
Oban Stewart Island (134.4 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Was already awake in bed when felt gentle shaking but recognised it as an earthquake probably about 10 sec duration.
Kingston , Queenstown / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : It felt like a tremor
Invercargill / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Invercargill
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