[GeoNet] Mag. 5.2 earthquake, Canterbury region, New Zealand

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Sat Sep 4 06:44:03 AEST 2010


                             GNS SCIENCE
                          GeoNet Data Centre
                       Lower Hutt, New Zealand

        The following earthquake has been recorded by GNS Science:

        Reference number:        3366230/G
        Universal Time:          3 September 2010 at 19:56
        NZ Standard Time:        Saturday, 4 September 2010 at 7:56 am
        Latitude, Longitude:     43.55°S, 172.37°E
        Location:                20 km west of Christchurch
        Focal depth:             7 km
        Richter magnitude:       5.2

        Web page: http://www.geonet.org.nz/earthquake/quakes/3366230g.html
Aftershock likely to have been widely felt in Canterbury.

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