A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Methven in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 06:48:41 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-05 05:48:41 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 171.4344 East, latitude -43.2534 South, depth 10 km.
Close countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ashburton (c. 30 100 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Greymouth (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Christchurch, Kaiapoi, Greymouth.
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Im in woolston, christchurch and felt the roll here, who needs an alarm clock