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# 242485 30-Oct-2018 15:17
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Just had an earthquake in Hastings. No damage here but a good shake. Don't know where the epicentre is. My cat is freaked.

 

 





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  # 2116906 30-Oct-2018 15:19
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Felt it down here by Kaiapoi, Christchurch area. It was just a wee rumble for us, but then again we're so far away.

 

I see https://felt.geonet.org.nz/ is down all of a sudden, wow.


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  # 2116907 30-Oct-2018 15:20
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The appropriate XKCD comic :-p

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2116908 30-Oct-2018 15:20
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Felt in New Plymouth. Not too strong, but noticeable.


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  # 2116909 30-Oct-2018 15:21
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  # 2116913 30-Oct-2018 15:24
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Felt strongly in PN.

 

 


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  # 2116915 30-Oct-2018 15:29
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Watching all the Defence Force folks come out of their building by the Hokowhitu lagoon was....impressive hahaha.






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  # 2116916 30-Oct-2018 15:31
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Felt like it went on for a bit too

 

Details from Geonet originally:

 

When: Tuesday 30th October 2018

 

Where: 35 km south-west of Taumarunui \ Revised as 25 km south-west of Taumarunui

 

Magnitude: 6.7 \ Revised as 6.2

 

Depth: 193 km \ Revised as 207 km

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 2116918 30-Oct-2018 15:33
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6.7 Taumarunui, and very few reported it felt northwards when I checked Geonet, but it was felt as far south as Ashburton. ChCh here, not big, but big if its that far away


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  # 2116920 30-Oct-2018 15:38
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just a timely reminder who the boss really is.





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  # 2116922 30-Oct-2018 15:41
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There is always the little ones that very few people feel, but as the graph from NZ Quake live shows, it's was the biggest in a while

 

http://quakelive.co.nz/

 

 


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  # 2116926 30-Oct-2018 15:49
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Long in Wellington (7th Level office) but not strong at all.  People in the meeting stopped talking for a while.





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  # 2116927 30-Oct-2018 15:49
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From my foundation sensor in Upper Riccarton, Christchurch:

 

(Equivalent here to a shallow M4 at Islington, Christchurch)

 

 

Significance is calculated from X = North / South, Y = West / East, Z = Up / Down.

 

If significance was over 3 it used to report to a USA University.

 

 


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  # 2116930 30-Oct-2018 15:55
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What's the measure on that chart?  

 

Edit - sorry - didn't read it, m/s/s.

 

I didn't feel the quake.  Coincidentally, the first quake I have felt for months was a shallow M3, epicentre <2km from out place, woke me up at about 6:20 this morning with a rumble and a small bump.


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  # 2116931 30-Oct-2018 15:57
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Felt as a sharp jolt, then a long drawn out rumble then another strong jolt in Grenada North. Sounds like earthquakes travel slowly, as I posted about it on Facebook after the first jolt, and some of my friends in Christchurch reckon it was 20-30 seconds later they felt it down there. 





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  # 2116935 30-Oct-2018 16:01
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Looks like just over 2 minutes to reach Christchurch from GeoNet's recorded time.


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