Magnitude 8.1 - NORTH OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
2004 December 23 14:59:03 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||NORTH OF MACQUARIE ISLAND|
400 km (250 miles) W of Auckland Island, New Zealand
505 km (315 miles) NNE of Macquarie Island, Australia
1485 km (920 miles) SW of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
1890 km (1170 miles) SSE of CANBERRA, A.C.T., Australia
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 10 km (6.2 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=183, Nph=183, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.29 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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Felt throughout Tasmania, Australia and felt in Southland, West Coast and other parts of the South Island, New Zealand.
Scientific & Technical Information
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NOAA Tsunami Bulletins for this Earthquake
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West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center
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General Tsunami Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
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World Data Center for Seismology, Denver