Major Earthquake Kermadec Islands. New Zealand 23-Jun-14 (E141741919)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 7.2 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-06-23T19:19:18.700Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 29.897°S, 177.676°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1780 – Kermadec Islands. New Zealand
  • Earthquake depth: 30.3 km
  • Distances:
    1. 126km (78mi) SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
    2. 1009km (626mi) S of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
    3. 1023km (635mi) NE of Whangarei, New Zealand
    4. 1033km (641mi) NE of Whakatane, New Zealand
    5. 1051km (653mi) NE of Tauranga, 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?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000rkg5

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 Major Earthquake Kermadec Islands. New Zealand 23-Jun-14 (E141741919)

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