Magnitude 5.9 - SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

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2011 December 23 02:18:02 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude5.9
Date-Time
Location43.491°S, 172.844°E
Depth4.9 km (3.0 miles)
RegionSOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND
Distances15 km (9 miles) ENE of Christchurch, New Zealand
218 km (135 miles) SSE of Westport, New Zealand
291 km (180 miles) SSW of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
323 km (200 miles) NE of Dunedin, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 11 km (6.8 miles); depth +/- 2.4 km (1.5 miles)
ParametersNST= 82, Nph= 84, Dmin=20 km, Rmss=1.29 sec, Gp= 83°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
  • Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
    Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0007b9y
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