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13 November 2016

EARTHQUAKE (REVISION): Magnitude 7.9 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND 13/11/2016 11:02 (UTC)

EMSC earthquake notification (REVISION)

Magnitude 7.9 13/11/2016 11:02 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND

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A magnitude 7.9 earthquake has occurred SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND at:
42.70S 172.99E Depth 10km 13/11/2016 at 11:02:58 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2131 km SE Sydney (pop 4394576, local time 22:02:58.3 2016-11-13)
97 km N Christchurch (pop 363926, local time 00:02:58.3 2016-11-14)
76 km NE Rangiora (pop 12459, local time 00:02:58.3 2016-11-14)
14 km NE Culverden (pop 432, local time 00:02:58.3 2016-11-14)

Comments :

Manual location disseminated on 13/11/2016 12:03 (UTC)
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Links to regional seismological observatories:
http://www.geonet.org.nz/
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/
http://geofon.gfz-potsdam.de/eqinfo/list.php

This location has been computed thanks to the data provided by the
following seismological institutes:
GFZ INGV MAD NEIR
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Detection et de Geophysique, Bruyeres-le-Chatel, France) and the
IGN (Instituto Geografico Nacional, Madrid, Spain).


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