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Originally posted by Evltre
Another doozy here in Canterbury! Looks decent on the drums - had the family up and out of bed quick smart WHAT is going on!
ETA wow - only 5.2!
Reference Number 3638451
Universal Time January 6 2012 at 12:21
NZ Daylight Time Saturday, January 7 2012 at 1:21 am
Latitude, Longitude 43.54°S, 172.85°E
Focal Depth 15 km
Richter magnitude 5.2
Location 10 km north-east of Lyttelton
10 km north-east of Diamond Harbour
20 km east of Christchurch
It felt WAY bigger than that - we're out of town 50km and it woke us from dead sleep with a lot of noise and a lot of rattling and swinging of lights!edit on 6-1-2012 by Evltre because: Add EQ details!
Originally posted by muzzy
And a 5.0 offshore ENE of East Cape too, not Felt though, out on the Pacific Plate
REF, LAT, LONG, UTC, MAG, DEPTH
3638291, -37.51748, -179.81314, 2012/1/6 4:10:54, 5.069, 33
ETA: just had a look and USGS have it now
ETA: guess Geonet had to list it if someone reported in, 1 from Gisborne MM4
Originally posted by SpaceJockey1
I could have sworn that the 5.2 in the early hours last night, was much bigger than stated!
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Big CME will hit the earth on Jan 7-8...
Big earthquake? We shall see.
Originally posted by PuterMan
reply to post by angelchemuel
Well after all it is just a glancing blow from the CME :shk: which Vitch failed to note 'cos it would spoil the doom andmoon does not affect earthquake. muzzy man speak with wisdom on this.
edit on 7/1/2012 by PuterMan because: (no reason given)
Comes back....think of it this way Puters (that's my new nick name for you this year!) if a CME (electric to keep it simple) can effect out radios etc, then by that basic rule so can the energies that the moon emits that affect our tides.....gives facepalm as I don't want to argue or get into technical discussion as this is just my gut instinc and feeling.... and until it is absolutely proven...which it hasn't, that the moon phases do NOT have an affect either directly or indirectly I am sticking my ground.
Science is a constantly evolving and changing...so is the universe we live in.
However, if black holes remain at a steady state, then we can gather that gravity travels much, much faster than the speed of light, or we have much yet to learn about gravity and the nature of the universe.
TextMagnitude mb 5.9 Region EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG., P.N.G. Date time 2012-01-07 17:24:52.0 UTC Location 5.17 S ; 145.29 E Depth 80 km Distances 523 km NW Port moresby (pop 283,733 ; local time 03:24:52.8 2012-01-08) 56 km W Madang (pop 27,419 ; local time 03:24:52.8 2012-01-08)