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New Zealand Earthquake Report - Sep 4 2010 at 4:35 am (NZST)

Magnitude 7.1, Saturday, September 4 2010 at 4:35 am (NZST), 40 km west of Christchurch.

Quake Details

Information about this earthquake:

Reference Number 3366146/G
Universal Time September 3 2010 at 16:35
NZ Standard Time Saturday, September 4 2010 at 4:35 am
Latitude, Longitude 43.55°S, 172.18°E
Focal Depth 10 km
Moment magnitude 7.1
Region Canterbury
  • 10 km south-east of Darfield
  • 20 km south-east of Coalgate
  • 40 km west of Christchurch

Widely felt throughout New Zealand. Note: the location, magnitude and depth have been revised.

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  • Earthquake information last modified: 2010 Sep 03 20:53 (UT).