Magnitude 7.1 - OFF WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, N.Z.

2004 November 22 20:26:24 UTC

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Magnitude7.1
Date-Time
Location46.694°S, 164.777°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionOFF WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, N.Z.
Distances 275 km (170 miles) W of Invercargill, New Zealand
355 km (220 miles) WSW of Queenstown, New Zealand
440 km (275 miles) NNW of Auckland Island, New Zealand
1005 km (620 miles) SW of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=255, Nph=255, Dmin=260.2 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 50°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
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    Minor damage at Invercargill and in the Southland-Otago area. Felt in much of the South Island and as far north as Hamilton on the North Island.

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