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Earthquake Report: Mag 6.3, 22/02/11. 12:51

New Zealand Earthquake Report - Feb 22 2011 at 12:51 pm (NZDT)

Magnitude 6.3, Tuesday, February 22 2011 at 12:51 pm (NZDT), 10 km south-east of Christchurch.

Quake Details

Information about this earthquake:

Reference Number 3468575 [View event in Google Maps]


Universal Time February 21 2011 at 23:51

NZ Daylight Time Tuesday, February 22 2011 at 12:51 pm

Latitude, Longitude 43.60°S, 172.71°E

Focal Depth 5 km

Richter magnitude 6.3

Region Canterbury

Location • Within 5 km of Lyttelton

• Within 5 km of Diamond Harbour

• 10 km south-east of Christchurch

Widely felt in Canterbury.

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