Magnitude 6.2 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
2008 October 05 09:12:36 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND|
|Distances||120 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 7.1 km (4.4 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=183, Nph=183, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.97 sec, Gp= 61°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=R
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