Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - Tasman Sea, 98 km a nord ovest da Distretto di Queenstown, Nuova Zelanda, martedí, 30 marzo 2021 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 4.4 - Tasman Sea, 98 km a nord ovest da Distretto di Queenstown, Nuova Zelanda, martedí, 30 marzo 2021

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 4.4 at 5 km depth

30 Mar 05:19 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 3 minuti.
30 Mar 05:21: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.3 a 4.4. Profondità ricalcolata da 0.4 a 1.5 km (da 0.2 a 0.9 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 2.2 km (1.4 mi) al ENE.
30 Mar 05:30: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.4 a 4.3. Profondità ricalcolata da 1.5 a 5.0 km (da 0.9 a 3.1 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 16 km (9.7 mi) al ESE.
30 Mar 05:37: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 4.3 a 4.4. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 3.3 km (2.1 mi) al O.
Update Tue, 30 Mar 2021, 05:24
Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 43 km west of Milford Sound, New Zealand early evening
4.4 quake 30 Mar 6:16 pm (GMT +13)
4.4 quake 30 Mar 6:16 pm (GMT +13)
New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet) reported a magnitude 4.4 quake in New Zealand near Milford Sound, Southland District, Southland, only 8 minutes ago. The earthquake hit early evening on Tuesday 30 March 2021 at 6:16 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 1.5 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 4.3.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Milford Sound (pop. 440) located 43 km from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Te Anau (pop. 2,100) located 93 km from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

Data & ora: 30 Mar 2021 05:16:06 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: Tuesday, 30 Mar 2021 18:16 (GMT +13)
Magnitudine: 4.4
Profondità: 5.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 44.67448°S / 167.52307°E (Tasman Sea, Nuova Zelanda)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km O da Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> Vedi sismi vicini
84 km N da Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> Vedi sismi vicini
98 km ONO da Distretto di Queenstown (Queenstown) (pop: 10,400) --> Vedi sismi vicini
129 km O da Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> Vedi sismi vicini
202 km NNO da Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
269 km ONO da Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
297 km O da Distretto di Timaru (Timaru) (pop: 28,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
346 km OSO da Distretto di Ashburton (Ashburton) (pop: 30,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
427 km OSO da Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
700 km SO da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 15.6°C (60 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NE
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.45 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (2)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Thornbury Southland (185 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Drummond / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction)
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