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Past earthquakes in or near Pegasus Island: 2020

Updated Jan 23, 2022 13:27 GMT -
During 2020, Pegasus Island was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 24 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 187 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 102 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 4.6 quake 22 km southwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, Nov 6, 2020 7:26 am (GMT +13)
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Showing quakes magnitude 1.7 or higher (284 out of 315 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, December 31, 2020 07:35 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 31, 2020 8:35 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 31, 2020 07:35 GMT)
2.8

4.8 km
4.9 km east of Rolleston, Selwyn District, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 31, 2020 6:38 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 31, 2020 05:38 GMT)
2.8

7.8 km
6.7 km northeast of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, December 28, 2020 23:18 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 29, 2020 11:18 am (GMT +12) (Dec 28, 2020 23:18 GMT)
2.8

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 59 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, December 24, 2020 15:54 GMT (4 earthquakes)
Dec 25, 2020 3:54 am (GMT +12) (Dec 24, 2020 15:54 GMT)
3.2

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 60 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 24, 2020 11:03 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 24, 2020 11:03 GMT)
2.6

21 km
South Pacific Ocean, 57 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 24, 2020 3:56 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 24, 2020 02:56 GMT)
1.8

13 km
2.2 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 24, 2020 12:18 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 24, 2020 00:18 GMT)
3.5

21 km
South Pacific Ocean, 56 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 04:00 GMT (5 earthquakes)
Dec 23, 2020 4:00 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 23, 2020 04:00 GMT)
3.3

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 58 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2020 1:07 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 23, 2020 01:07 GMT)
2.7

23 km
South Pacific Ocean, 57 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2020 1:01 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 23, 2020 01:01 GMT)
2.7

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 59 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2020 12:45 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 23, 2020 00:45 GMT)
3.4

20 km
South Pacific Ocean, 58 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2020 12:40 pm (GMT +12) (Dec 23, 2020 00:40 GMT)
3.9

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 55 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 20:30 GMT (5 earthquakes)
Dec 23, 2020 9:30 am (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2020 20:30 GMT)
2.8

4.8 km
4.5 km west of Burnham, Selwyn District, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2020 12:36 am (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2020 11:36 GMT)
3.7

10.7 km
5.3 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 90 reportsMoreMap
Dec 22, 2020 4:01 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2020 03:01 GMT)
2.0

5 km
4.1 km east of Oxford, Waimakariri District, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 22, 2020 2:53 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2020 01:53 GMT)
2.1

9.8 km
20 km southeast of Culverden, Hurunui District, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1 x 1012 joules (290 megawatt hours, equivalent to 249 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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