Magnitude 6.5 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND

2007 January 31 03:15:55 UTC

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location29.593°S, 177.935°W
Depth53.7 km (33.4 miles)
RegionKERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Distances55 km (35 miles) SSW of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
210 km (130 miles) NNE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands
1035 km (650 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1440 km (890 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 9.2 km (5.7 miles); depth +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles)
ParametersNST=175, Nph=175, Dmin=37.9 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source
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Event IDus2007yfak
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: A strong earthquake occurred about 40 km (25 miles) S of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands or about 1050 km (650 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand at 9:15 PM MDT, Jan 30, 2007 (Jan 31 at 3:15 PM local time in New Zealand). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage.

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