Magnitude 6.9 - WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND

2007 January 30 04:54:50 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.9
Date-Time
Location54.888°S, 145.733°E
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionWEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND
Distances840 km (520 miles) W of Macquarie Island, Australia
1905 km (1180 miles) S of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
2190 km (1360 miles) S of CANBERRA, A.C.T., Australia
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 12.9 km (8.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=142, Nph=142, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.38 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2007yeai
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  • The following is a revised REPEAT revised release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred 855 km (530 miles) W of Macquarie Island, Australia. 1905 km (1180 miles) S of MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia at 10:54 PM MDT, Jan 29, 2007 (Jan 30 at 2:54 PM local time in Epicentral Area). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.

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