M 6.2 Christchurch Tue, Feb 22 2011

The city of Christchurch experienced a major earthquake centred south of the city; severe damage and casualties occurred.



Earthquake Details


When Tue Feb 22 2011 12:51 PM
Where 5 km south-east of Christchurch
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 6.2
Depth 5 km
Quality best
 

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 331
Severe 450
Strong 302
Moderate 331
Light 2067
Weak 297
  Total 3778

Earthquake Details


When Tue Feb 22 2011 12:51 PM
Where 5 km south-east of Christchurch
Shaking Extreme
Magnitude 6.2
Depth 5 km
Quality best

Shaking Map


Map of New Zealand.

Map showing quake location and reported shaking.

Interactive Map showing quake location and reported shaking.

Felt Report Summary


Extreme 331
Severe 450
Strong 302
Moderate 331
Light 2067
Weak 297
  Total 3778