Magnitude 8.1 - NORTH OF MACQUARIE ISLAND

2004 December 23 14:59:03 UTC

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Magnitude8.1
Date-Time
Location50.145°S, 160.365°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionNORTH OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
Distances
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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 10 km (6.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=183, Nph=183, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.29 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
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Event IDussjal
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