[GeoNet] Earthquake report
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Wed May 17 11:27:01 UTC 2000
INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR SCIENCES LTD.
The following earthquake has been recorded by the Institute
Reference number: 1523303
Universal Time: 2000 May 17 0852
NZ Standard Time: 2000 May 17 8.52 p.m.
Latitude, Longitude: 38.06°S 176.17°E
Location: Within 5 km of Ngongotaha
Focal depth: 5 km
Richter magnitude: 2.9
Largest of a series of small shallow earthquakes being
felt near Ngongotaha. A further earthquake of similar
size occurred at 10:10 pm.
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