7.4 magnitude earthquake 180 km from Riverton, Southland, New Zealand

1979-10-12 10:25:22 UTC

UTC time: Friday, October 12, 1979 10:25 AM
Your time: 1979-10-12T10:25:22Z
Magnitude Type: ms
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


A

7.4 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 10:25:22 UTC at 10:25
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.675, 165.707
180.2 km from Riverton (112.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 10:56:18 UTC at 10:56
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.883, 165.378

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

C

5.2 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 11:13:03 UTC at 11:13
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.635, 165.449
199.2 km from Riverton (124.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km

D

5.5 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 13:35:18 UTC at 13:35
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.704, 165.78
176.2 km from Riverton (109.2 miles)

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 15 km

E

4.3 magnitude earthquake

1979-10-12 15:55:21 UTC at 15:55
October 12, 1979 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -46.997, 165.34

W. Coast Of S. Island, New Zealand

Depth: 33 km