Magnitude 6.5 - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
2009 May 16 00:53:46 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||15 km (10 miles) SE of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands|
265 km (165 miles) SSW of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
840 km (520 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1230 km (760 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=289, Nph=289, Dmin=268.3 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 22°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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