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Originally posted by muzzy
Just had a decent quake here on the Kapiti Coast, NZ quite a sharp jolt, house shook like crazy, rumbled a bit first.
Nothing on Geonet yet, felt like a mid Mag 4 or a big 3 if close by.
I reckon in the Tararua Mts to the east.
edit: Here it is
Reference Number 3409613/G
Universal Time November 19 2010 at 7:31
NZ Daylight Time Friday, November 19 2010 at 8:31 pm
Latitude, Longitude 41.09°S, 175.10°E
Focal Depth 29.7 km
Richter magnitude 4.162
* Birchville, Upper Hutt ( at the confluence of Hutt and Akatarawa Rivers)
* 20 km west of Featherston
* 20 km south-east of Paraparaumu
* 40 km north-east of Wellington
368 Felt reports at the moment, our suburb of Raumati Beach 20km away has the most so far
I was right about the location , it had that "rocky" feel about it, different feel to the ones that come from off shore to the west
Originally posted by PuterMan
reply to post by crazydaisy
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Reference Number 3410324
Universal Time November 19 2010 at 19:52:22
NZ Daylight Time Saturday, November 20 2010 at 8:52:22 am
Latitude, Longitude -38.3567, 176.11157
Focal Depth 149km
Richter magnitude 4.837ML
Region Waikato, New Zealand
Location N of Lake Ohakuri
Magnitude 4.2 Date-Time * Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 19:06:35 UTC * Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 01:06:35 PM at epicenter Location 35.319°N, 92.302°W Depth 4.6 km (2.9 miles) Region ARKANSAS, USA Distances * 3 km (2 miles) E (101°) from Guy, AR * 10 km (6 miles) SW (228°) from Quitman, AR * 11 km (7 miles) E (89°) from Twin Groves, AR * 65 km (40 miles) N (2°) from Little Rock, AR * 411 km (255 miles) SSW (207°) from St. Louis, MO M-type="Nuttli" surface wave magnitude (mbLg), Version=B Source * Cooperative New Madrid Seismic Network Event ID nm112010q earthquake.usgs.gov... not much info yet, not even any felt reports original source here folkworm.ceri.memphis.edu... Leachville, AR graph