[GeoNet] Earthquake report
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Wed Jan 9 00:06:33 UTC 2002
INSTITUTE OF GEOLOGICAL & NUCLEAR SCIENCES LTD.
The following earthquake has been recorded by the Institute
Reference number: 1831919/G
Universal Time: 2002 January 8 2341
NZ Daylight Time: 2002 January 9 12.41 p.m.
Latitude, Longitude: 38.06°S 177.98°E
Location: 30 km west of Tokomaru Bay
Focal depth: 59 km
Richter magnitude: 4.1
Probably felt from Gisborne to Opotiki and East Cape
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