Magnitude 7.4 - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
2006 May 16 10:39:24 UTC
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|Depth||151.6 km (94.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||55 km (35 miles) SW of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands|
315 km (195 miles) SSW of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
785 km (485 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1185 km (730 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 7.9 km (4.9 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=397, Nph=397, Dmin=284.6 km, Rmss=1.24 sec, Gp= 25°,|
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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Felt (III) at Christchurch and Wellington, New Zealand. Also felt at Auckland, Gisborne, Hastings, Napier, Tauranga and Wanganui, New Zealand. Also felt on Kapiti Island, New Zealand.
Scientific & Technical Information
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NOAA Tsunami Bulletins for this Earthquake
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General Tsunami Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver