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

Updated May 20, 2022 19:48 GMT -
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Quakes in 2021:

  • 8 quakes above magnitude 4
  • 82 quakes between magnitude 3 and 4
  • 516 quakes between magnitude 2 and 3
  • 337 quakes below magnitude 2 that people normally don't feel.
In 2021, Pegasus Island was shaken by 8 quakes of magnitude 4.0 or above, 82 quakes between 3.0 and 4.0, and 516 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 337 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.

Strongest quake: Mag. 4.3 | 79 km NW of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand -

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Showing quakes magnitude 2.6 or higher (207 out of 943 quakes, show more):
Date and timeMag
Depth
Nearest volcano (distance)LocationDetailsMap
Thursday, December 23, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
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
Wednesday, December 22, 2021 GMT (2 quakes)
Dec 22, 2021 7:03 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2021 06:03 GMT)
3.2

241 km
South Pacific Ocean, 22 km southeast of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 22, 2021 5:32 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 22, 2021 04:32 GMT)
2.7

9.3 km
81 km north of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, December 20, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 20, 2021 6:12 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 20, 2021 05:12 GMT)
2.6

1.5 km
Canterbury, 39 km east of South Island, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, December 16, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 17, 2021 11:49 am (GMT +13) (Dec 16, 2021 22:49 GMT)
2.6

5.2 km
Canterbury, New Zealand, 105 km north of Pegasus Island MoreMap
Monday, December 13, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 14, 2021 12:48 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 13, 2021 23:48 GMT)
2.7

76 km
43 km southeast of Westport, Buller District, West Coast, New Zealand MoreMap
Thursday, December 9, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 10, 2021 2:03 am (GMT +13) (Dec 9, 2021 13:03 GMT)
3.9

13 km
Canterbury, 97 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Wednesday, December 8, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 9, 2021 6:22 am (GMT +13) (Dec 8, 2021 17:22 GMT)
2.8

5 km
40 km northwest of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2021 6:42 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 7, 2021 05:42 GMT)
2.6

18 km
South Pacific Ocean, 74 km south of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New Zealand MoreMap
Monday, December 6, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 6, 2021 10:54 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 6, 2021 09:54 GMT)
3.8

5 km
48 km southeast of Greymouth, Grey District, West Coast, New Zealand 3 reportsMoreMap
Dec 6, 2021 2:56 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 6, 2021 01:56 GMT)
3.3

13 km
45 km northwest of Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand 2 reportsMoreMap
Dec 6, 2021 2:54 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 6, 2021 01:54 GMT)
2.7

4.9 km
Canterbury, New Zealand, 51 km north of Pegasus Island MoreMap
Saturday, December 4, 2021 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 5, 2021 7:12 am (GMT +13) (Dec 4, 2021 18:12 GMT)
2.7

3.4 km
42 km southeast of Westport, Buller District, West Coast, New Zealand 1 reportMoreMap
Thursday, December 2, 2021 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 3, 2021 12:51 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 2, 2021 23:51 GMT)
2.6

5.5 km
Canterbury, New Zealand, 47 km north of Pegasus Island 1 reportMoreMap
Dec 2, 2021 8:51 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 2, 2021 07:51 GMT)
2.6

5.6 km
97 km north of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand MoreMap
Dec 2, 2021 5:16 pm (GMT +13) (Dec 2, 2021 04:16 GMT)
2.5

4 km
6.5 km southeast of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand 3 reportsMoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 1.7 x 1012 joules (459 megawatt hours, equivalent to 395 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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