Magnitude 6.4 - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
2009 January 18 14:11:49 UTC
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|Depth||33 km (20.5 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND|
|Distances||105 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 Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=258, Nph=258, Dmin=93.3 km, Rmss=0.9 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=U
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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.
Scientific & Technical Information
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