Two New Zealand Earthquakes

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from a PM alert to me from @StevieNZ

http://www.geonet.org.nz/earthquake/2017p708412 - felt that a few mins ago

yup well that one was central Cook Str. 5.1 is a respectable event :)
I didn't record it or the signal was lost in the overpowering one from S of the South Island
which the USGS put at 6.1

Odd, because https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/nz-earthquake/97046815/earthquake-hits-south-of-invercargill earlier before

I recorded it quite well
the bottom event on the trace




It has produced a really strong T-phase wave
the burst of signal at ~ 02:07UT ( bottom trace)




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Please, no more quakes, Earth! :(
 
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Please, no more quakes, Earth! :(
it's actually been a really quiet year this year
average are well down for the M7.0 to 7.9 events

so far this year there have only been 4 events in that category
there avg up till around September would normally be around 12 with around 18 as a yearly avg
I haven't seen it this low for a really long time


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Please, no more quakes, Earth! :(
For perspective - http://www.canterburyquakelive.co.nz/

The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.1 quake hit at 1:14 p.m. (2:15 p.m. EDT) and was centered near the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles (123 kilometers) southeast of Mexico City.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/major-earthquake-shakes-mexico-city-182057047.html
Earlier in the day, workplaces across Mexico City held earthquake readiness drills on the anniversary of the 1985 quake, a magnitude 8.0 shake that killed thousands of people and devastated large parts of the capital.
 
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Please, no more quakes, Earth! :(
Earth is trying its best to get rid of the human fleas....
 

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