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Past earthquakes in Pegasus Island: December 2021 - list, stats and map

Updated May 20, 2022 20:51 GMT -
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Quakes during December 2021:

  • 5 quakes above magnitude 3
  • 35 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 22 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
During December 2021, Pegasus Island had 5 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 35 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 22 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 3.9 | Canterbury, 97 km S of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand -

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (62 quakes):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Friday, December 31, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Jan 1, 2022 6:32 am (GMT +13) (Dec 31, 2021 17:32 GMT)
2.4

7.7 km
Marlborough, 122 km southwest of Wellington, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 31, 2021 9:16 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 31, 2021 08:16 GMT)
1.8

4.8 km
77 km northwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, December 30, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 30, 2021 3:01 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 30, 2021 02:01 GMT)
2.1

44 km
Canterbury, 193 km southwest of Wellington, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, December 29, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 30, 2021 3:46 am (GMT +13) (Dec 29, 2021 14:46 GMT)
1.6

5 km
49 km southeast of Greymouth, Grey District, West Coast, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 30, 2021 2:23 am (GMT +13) (Dec 29, 2021 13:23 GMT)
1.8

5 km
Canterbury, 81 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Tuesday, December 28, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 29, 2021 8:47 am (GMT +13) (Dec 28, 2021 19:47 GMT)
2.0

5 km
Canterbury, New Zealand, 96 km north of Pegasus Island MoreMap
Dec 29, 2021 6:13 am (GMT +13) (Dec 28, 2021 17:13 GMT)
1.9

5 km
40 km north of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 29, 2021 3:38 am (GMT +13) (Dec 28, 2021 14:38 GMT)
1.7

29 km
South Pacific Ocean, 79 km southeast of Blenheim, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, December 27, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 28, 2021 8:59 am (GMT +13) (Dec 27, 2021 19:59 GMT)
1.4

5 km
Canterbury, 79 km southwest of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Sunday, December 26, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 9:14 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 26, 2021 08:14 GMT)
2.5

5 km
Canterbury, 71 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Saturday, December 25, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 26, 2021 8:17 am (GMT +13) (Dec 25, 2021 19:17 GMT)
2.1

5 km
98 km north of Rangiora, Waimakariri District, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Friday, December 24, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 24, 2021 10:39 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 24, 2021 09:39 GMT)
2.0

3.9 km
9.7 km east of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (4 quakes)
Dec 24, 2021 10:32 am (GMT +13) (Dec 23, 2021 21:32 GMT)
2.0

5 km
Canterbury, 79 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 24, 2021 9:46 am (GMT +13) (Dec 23, 2021 20:46 GMT)
1.9

5 km
Canterbury, 79 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2021 6:30 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 23, 2021 05:30 GMT)
2.4

5 km
Tasman, 208 km west of Wellington, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 23, 2021 5:51 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 23, 2021 04:51 GMT)
3.1

5 km
Tasman, 102 km southwest of Nelson, New Zealand MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1 x 1011 joules (27.9 megawatt hours, equivalent to 24 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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