[GeoNet] Earthquake report
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Sun Jul 22 07:31:36 UTC 2001
INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR SCIENCES LTD.
The following earthquake has been recorded by the Institute
Reference number: 1762046/G
Universal Time: 2001 July 22 0720
NZ Standard Time: 2001 July 22 7.20 p.m.
Latitude, Longitude: 40.91°S 174.45°E
Location: 40 km north-west of Porirua
Focal depth: 54 km
Richter magnitude: 4.5
Reported felt on the Kapiti Coast. Probably felt widely
in the Wellington Region.
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