Earthquake Details

New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM

New Zealand Earthquake

The USGS has reported a 5 magnitude earthquake has struck North Island of New Zealand on Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM, at a depth of 10 km. There were some injuries and damage reported, Friendly Forecast will update this report as events unfold.

Did you feel it?

96 others have felt the New Zealand earthquake and have since reported it. See below for the response locations and intensities.

Community Internet Intensity Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Community Internet Intensity Map

Responses Location Shaking Distance
1 Bathurst-Orange, Bathurst-Orange, New South Wales, Australia WEAK 2414 km
1 Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia WEAK 2240 km
4 Manukau, Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand LIGHT 102 km
1 Katikati, Katikati, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand LIGHT 25 km
10 Rotorua, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand LIGHT 72 km
24 Tauranga, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand LIGHT 42 km
2 Te Puke, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand WEAK 58 km
4 Cambridge, Cambridge, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 34 km
18 Hamilton, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 39 km
4 Matamata, Matamata, Waikato, New Zealand STRONG 21 km
1 Morrinsville, Morrinsville, Waikato, New Zealand STRONG 17 km
1 Ngaruawahia, Ngaruawahia, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 51 km
1 Otorohanga, Otorohanga, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 71 km
2 Paeroa, Paeroa, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 34 km
3 Pukekohe, Pukekohe, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 84 km
2 Putaruru, Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 45 km
3 Te Awamutu, Te Awamutu, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 51 km
1 Thames, Thames, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 62 km
1 Tirau, Tirau, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 37 km
2 Tokoroa, Tokoroa, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 64 km
1 Waharoa, Waharoa, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 17 km
1 Waihi, Waihi, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 34 km
1 Waihi Beach, Waihi Beach, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 37 km
4 Whangamata, Whangamata, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 54 km
2 Whitianga, Whitianga, Waikato, New Zealand LIGHT 92 km

Did you feel the 5 New Zealand earthquake? If you felt the quake you can report it here to the USGS.

Other Imagery and Data

GEO Community Internet Intensity Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
GEO Community Internet Intensity Map

Intensity vs Distance Plot for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Intensity vs Distance Plot

Responses vs Time Plot for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Responses vs Time Plot

Macroseismic Intensity Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Macroseismic Intensity Map

Peak Ground Acceleration Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Peak Ground Acceleration Map

Peak Ground Velocity Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
Peak Ground Velocity Map

0.3 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
0.3 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map

1 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
1 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map

3 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map for the New Zealand 5m Earthquake, Wednesday Jan. 04 2023, 5:39:23 AM
3 Second Peak Spectral Acceleration Map

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