[GeoNet] Earthquake report

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Sun Jun 24 21:18:00 UTC 2001


                 INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR SCIENCES LTD.

        The following earthquake has been recorded by the Institute


        Reference number:     1750022/G
        Universal Time:       2001 June 24  2047
        NZ Standard Time:     2001 June 25  8.47 a.m.
        Latitude, Longitude:  42.47°S  173.50°E
        Location:             20 km south-west of Kaikoura
        Focal depth:          12 km
        Richter magnitude:    4.6

Probably felt in the Kaikoura region


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