Strong Earthquake South Of Kermadec Islands 02-Feb-14 (E140330926)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.6 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-02-02T09:26:35.210Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 32.904°S, 177.817°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1791 – South Of Kermadec Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 19.5 km
  • Distances:
    1. 192km (119mi) SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand
    2. 732km (454mi) NE of Whakatane, New Zealand
    3. 741km (460mi) NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand
    4. 761km (472mi) NE of Tauranga, New Zealand
    5. 1138km (707mi) NE of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: YES
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000mfm0

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

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One Response to Strong Earthquake South Of Kermadec Islands 02-Feb-14 (E140330926)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 07 February 2014 | QVS Data

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