Strong Mw5.8 Quake New Zealand

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No injuries so far?
 
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The quake was about 37 +/- 4 km deep according to the source you linked. The average thickness of the earth's crust is 35 km, says Wikipedia. In a documentary about NZ I've heard today that earth's crust is especially thin around NZ.

Hence my question: Was this a mantle quake?
 
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Was quite a shake!
 
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