[GeoNet] Earthquake report
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Fri Jul 20 10:00:11 UTC 2001
INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR SCIENCES LTD.
The following earthquake has been recorded by the Institute
Reference number: 1761615/G
Universal Time: 2001 July 20 0939
NZ Standard Time: 2001 July 20 9.39 p.m.
Latitude, Longitude: 39.93°S 174.43°E
Location: 20 km south of Patea
Focal depth: 115 km
Richter magnitude: 4.6
May have been felt in south Taranaki.
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