Magnitude 6.5 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
2007 January 31 03:15:55 UTC
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|Depth||53.7 km (33.4 miles)|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND|
|Distances||55 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 9.2 km (5.7 miles); depth +/- 4.5 km (2.8 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=175, Nph=175, Dmin=37.9 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
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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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