Magnitude 6.8 - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
2008 December 09 06:24:00 UTC
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|Depth||18 km (11.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||190 km (115 miles) ENE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands|
220 km (135 miles) SSE of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
990 km (620 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1350 km (840 miles) NE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.3 km (3.3 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=277, Nph=277, Dmin=223.5 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
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Scientific & Technical Information
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