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Latest quakes in or near Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: May 30, 2023 15:10 GMT -
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Over the past 24 hours, Methven had 3 quakes of magnitude 2.0+, the largest largest being a 2.7 quake. Look up quakes in the past 30 days!
A weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred in West Coast, New Zealand, 10 hours ago.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.5 | 51 km NW of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 2.7 | West Coast, 25 km SW of South Island, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours3 quakes3 quakes M2+
Past 7 days17 quakes14 quakes M2+
Past 30 days70 quakes39 quakes M2+6 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days230 quakes119 quakes M2+19 quakes M3+10 quakes M4+
Past 365 days899 quakes450 quakes M2+68 quakes M3+20 quakes M4+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (3 quakes):
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023 GMT (3 quakes)
May 30, 2023 9:50 pm (GMT +12) (May 30, 2023 09:50 GMT)

5 km
51 km northwest of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMore
May 30, 2023 5:23 pm (GMT +12) (May 30, 2023 05:23 GMT)

5 km
West Coast, 25 km southwest of South Island, New Zealand
May 30, 2023 4:51 pm (GMT +12) (May 30, 2023 04:51 GMT)

6.7 km
67 km west of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand More
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.3 x 109 joules (365 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.314 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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When was the latest earthquake in Methven?

The last earthquake in Methven occurred 5 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.5 earthquake - 51 km northwest of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 9:50 pm (GMT +12).

How many quakes were there in Methven today?

In the past 24 hours, Methven, Canterbury, New Zealand had 3 quakes up to magnitude 2.7.

What was the strongest quake in Methven today?

The strongest earthquake in Methven today occurred 10 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - West Coast, 25 km southwest of South Island, New Zealand, on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 5:23 pm (GMT +12).

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