Video | Business Headlines | Internet | Science | Scientific Ethics | Technology | Search


Earthquake report: Mag 7.1 West of Christchurch

earthquake location map 4 september 2010

[From and as at 9am 4/9/10]

New Zealand Earthquake Report - Sep 4 2010 at 4:35 am (NZST)
Magnitude 7.1, Saturday, September 4 2010 at 4:35 am (NZST), 40 km west of Christchurch.
Quake Details
christchurch earthquake 4 september 2010 Isoseismal
MapInformation about this earthquake:

Reference Number

Universal Time
September 3 2010 at 16:35

NZ Standard Time
Saturday, September 4 2010 at 4:35 am

Latitude, Longitude
43.55°S, 172.18°E

Focal Depth
10 km

Moment magnitude


10 km south-east of Darfield
20 km south-east of Coalgate
40 km west of Christchurch

Widely felt throughout New Zealand. Note: the location, magnitude and depth have been revised.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Auckland Port Move: Cabinet Ministers Deliberate On Report

Cabinet ministers now have a copy of a report urging the government to move the Auckland port up north, but say no final decisions have been made. More>>


Toxicology Tests Planned: Dead Rats Washed Up On Beaches

As many as 600 rats washed up on Westport's North Beach over the weekend to the horror of locals. DOC said they may have been killed by a recent 1080 poison drop 140km away and washed down the Buller River after heavy rain battered the coast. More>>


Transition To Low Carbon: Mineral And Petroleum Resource Strategy

Responsibly Delivering Value – A Minerals and Petroleum Strategy for Aotearoa New Zealand: 2019-2029 has been developed to provide the direction for the sector in the transition to a low carbon and productive, sustainable and inclusive economy. More>>


MethaneSAT: Methane Satellite Mission Control In New Zealand

Mission Control for an international space mission to help tackle climate change will be based in New Zealand, with the Government putting $26 million towards the state-of-the-art satellite...More>>


Real Estate: Late Spring Surge

The continued shortage of quality real estate listings, coupled with record low mortgage interest rates have combined to add some zing to the property market over October. More>>

Wellbeing Stats: Finances Less Terrible And Less Great

According to results from the General Social Survey, the proportion of people who felt they had enough or more than enough money to meet everyday needs increased from 51 percent in 2008 to 63 percent in 2018, Stats NZ said today. More>>