Magnitude 6.5 - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

2009 May 16 00:53:46 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location31.522°S, 178.887°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionKERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
Distances15 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.8 km (3.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=289, Nph=289, Dmin=268.3 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 22°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009gsad
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Felt at Wellington, New Zealand.

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