Magnitude 6.8 - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

2008 December 09 06:24:00 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.8
Date-Time
Location31.090°S, 176.970°W
Depth18 km (11.2 miles) set by location program
RegionKERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
Distances190 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.3 km (3.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=277, Nph=277, Dmin=223.5 km, Rmss=0.92 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008ajap
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