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Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - 48 km a nord da Te Anau, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12) -

Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - 48 km a nord da Te Anau, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12) Sismo leggero mag. 4.4 - 48 km a nord da Te Anau, Southland District, Nuova Zelanda, 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)

Sismo leggero magnitudine 4.4 a 78 km di profondità

18 Jul 08:38 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 2 minuti.
18 Jul 08:39: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 3.6 a 3.9.
18 Jul 08:43: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 3.9 a 4.4. Profondità ricalcolata da 75.3 a 78.0 km (da 47 a 48 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 6.6 km (4.1 mi) al ESE.
Update Sun, 18 Jul 2021, 08:48

Moderate magnitude 4.4 quake hits 48 km northwest of Te Anau, New Zealand in the evening

4.4 quake 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
4.4 quake 18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.4 occurred in the evening on Sunday 18 July 2021 at 8:36 pm local time near Te Anau, Southland District, Southland, New Zealand, as reported by New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet).
According to preliminary data, the quake was located at an intermediate depth of 78 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.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.9 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Te Anau (pop. 2,100) located 48 km from the epicenter, Milford Sound (pop. 440) 49 km away, and Queenstown (pop. 10,400) 90 km away.
VolcanoDiscovery will automatically update magnitude and depth if these change and follow up if other significant news about the quake become available. If you're in the area, please send us your experience through our reporting mechanism, either online or via our mobile app. This will help us provide more first-hand updates to anyone around the globe who wants to know more about this quake.

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Dettagli del sismo

Data e ora18 Jul 2021 08:36:26 UTC -
Ora locale all'epicentro18 Jul 8:36 pm (GMT +12)
Prof.78.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine45.00628°S / 167.52055°E (Southland District, Southland, Nuova Zelanda)
Antipodo45.006°N / 12.479°W
Intensità di scuotimentoScuotimento molto debole
Sentito4 rapporti
Fonte dati primariaGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Luoghi vicini48 km NNO da Te Anau (pop: 2,930) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
49 km SO da Milford Sound (pop: 435) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
90 km O da Distretto di Queenstown (Queenstown, Otago) (pop: 10,400) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
100 km ONO da Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
132 km O da Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
165 km NO da Distretto di Gore (Gore) (pop: 13,100) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
168 km NNO da Invercargill (pop: 47,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
252 km ONO da Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
719 km SO da Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Mappa | Sismi nelle vicinanze
Meteo all'epicentro al momento del sismoScattered Clouds 6.5°C (44 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from SE
Energia sismica rilasciata stimata2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 MWh, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.478 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)


Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 713 km / 443 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake (4)

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Queenstown (89.9 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : A miled treamer  
Queenstown, Otago (97.2 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 1-2 s
Frankton / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / horizontal (sideways) swinging / 2-5 s
Queenstown / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s

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