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Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 9:22 am (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 9:22 am (GMT +13) Minor mag. 1.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 9:22 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 1.1 earthquake at 14 km depth

5 Feb 20:24 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
5 Feb 20:26: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 17.4 to 14.2 km (from 10.8 to 8.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards SW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeFeb 5, 2023 20:22:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Feb 6, 2023 at 9:22 am (GMT +13)
Depth14.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.51601°S / 175.12724°E (New Zealand)
Antipode41.516°N / 4.873°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities31 km (19 mi) SE of Eastbourne (pop: 2,810) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (20 mi) SSE of Wainuiomata (pop: 19,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
39 km (24 mi) SE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
41 km (26 mi) SE of Karori (pop: 15,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
43 km (26 mi) S of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) SSE of Porirua (pop: 50,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) S of Paraparaumu (pop: 30,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 19.9°C (68 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 11 m/s (20 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released2.8 x 106 joules (0.783 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
1.114 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
1.114 kmNorth Island, New ZealandRaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 1.1, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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