Strong Earthquake Wairarapa 20-Jan-14 (E140200252)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.3 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-01-20T02:52:44.750Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 40.650°S, 175.864°E
  • Seismic Region: 11 – New Zealand Region
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1594 – Wairarapa N.Z.
  • Earthquake depth: 27.4 km
  • Distances:
    1. 38km (23mi) NNE of Masterton, New Zealand
    2. 39km (24mi) SSE of Palmerston North, New Zealand
    3. 49km (30mi) E of Levin, New Zealand
    4. 77km (47mi) ENE of Paraparaumu, New Zealand
    5. 115km (71mi) NE of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tsunamigenic: No
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000m4i4

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer

Local News Report

Severe quake rattles lower North Island

A severe 6.2-magnitude earthquake has damaged houses, cut power to thousands, and caused office workers to evacuate their buildings in the Manawatu and Wairarapa areas.


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One Response to Strong Earthquake Wairarapa 20-Jan-14 (E140200252)

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