Friday, September 30, 2011

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake OFF EAST COAST OF THE NORTH ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND - 30th Sept 2011

A magnitude 5.8 earthquake has struck off the East Coast of the North Island, New Zealand at a depth of 160 km (99.6 miles), the quake hit at 10:42:24 UTC Friday 30th September 2011.
The epicenter was 167 km ( 103 miles) North of Gisborne, New Zealand
No Tsunami Warning Issued - No reports of Damage or Injuries reported at this time

Note: USGS has this earthquake registered as a 4.8 Magnitude when it was in fact a 5.8 magnitude.

Reference Number: 3587479
NZDT: Fri, Sep 30 2011 11:42 pm
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 160 km