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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.


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