Magnitude 6.2 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND

2008 October 05 09:12:36 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.2
Date-Time
Location30.217°S, 177.172°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionKERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Distances120 km (75 miles) SSE of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
215 km (135 miles) NE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands
1050 km (650 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1425 km (890 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 7.1 km (4.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=183, Nph=183, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 61°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008xuan
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