Magnitude 6.7 - SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS

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2009 January 15 07:27:20 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location22.355°S, 170.648°E
Depth27 km (16.8 miles) set by location program
RegionSOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS
Distances145 km (90 miles) W of Ile Hunter, Loyalty Isl., New Caledonia
300 km (185 miles) ESE of Tadine, Loyalty Islands, New Caledonia
430 km (270 miles) E of NOUMEA, New Caledonia
1650 km (1030 miles) NNW of Auckland, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.8 km (3.0 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=143, Nph=143, Dmin=434.8 km, Rmss=0.86 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009bwaf
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