Magnitude 6.4 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND

2009 January 18 14:11:49 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.4
Date-Time
Location30.090°S, 177.999°W
Depth33 km (20.5 miles) set by location program
RegionKERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
Distances105 km (65 miles) S of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
165 km (100 miles) NNE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands
1005 km (620 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1395 km (870 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=258, Nph=258, Dmin=93.3 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=U
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009bzaw
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  • The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred about 90 km (55 miles) S of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands at 7:11 AM MST, Jan 18, 2009 (Jan 19 at 2:11 AM local time in New Zealand). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. This earthquake is located in a remote area and no damage or casualties are expected.

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