M7.8 Dusky Sound Wed, Jul 15 2009

The earthquake which struck the Fiordland region in the evening of Wednesday 15 July was the biggest since the Buller and Hawke's Bay earthquakes of 1929 and 1931.



Earthquake Details


When Wed Jul 15 2009 9:22 PM
Where 90 km north-west of Tuatapere
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 7.8
Depth 12 km
Quality best
 

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 0
Severe 0
Strong 26
Moderate 317
Light 2191
Weak 413
  Total 2947

Earthquake Details


When Wed Jul 15 2009 9:22 PM
Where 90 km north-west of Tuatapere
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 7.8
Depth 12 km
Quality best

Shaking Map


Interactive Map showing quake location and reported shaking.

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 0
Severe 0
Strong 26
Moderate 317
Light 2191
Weak 413
  Total 2947