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On November 13, 2016 an M8.3 earthquake occurred in North Canterbury, New Zealand as the result of shallow oblique-reverse faulting on or near the boundary between the Pacific and Australia plates in South Island, New Zealand.
This page is meant to be a collection of preliminary information, results & visualizations for the seismology research community.
Event parameters (from USGS)
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|UTC Time||Sunday, November 13, 11:02:56 UTC|
|Depth||23.0 km (14.3 miles)|
|Region||Canterbury, New Zealand|
|Distances|| Amberley, New Zealand 53.5 km (33.2 mi), Kaiapoi, New Zealand 77.7 km (48.3 mi), Christchurch, New Zealand
93.5 km (58.1 mi), Blenheim, New Zealand 155.7 km (96.7 mi), Richmond, New Zealand 158.4 km (98.4 mi)
USGS summary page ¶
Pacific Tsunami Warning Center page ¶
International Tsunami Information Center page ¶
IRIS Data Products ¶
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- EQ Energy – estimate of earthquake energy and rupture duration
- Record sections, P-coda stacks & station maps
- Rayleigh wave source-time function
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University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) ¶
UNAVCO event response page ¶
IRIS DMC Event Page
The IRIS DMC event page for this event contains links to additional tools and data.
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