Strong Earthquake Kermadec Islands Region 03-Jul-14 (E141841950)

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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: 2014-07-03T19:50:05.040Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 30.533°S, 176.526°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1770 – Kermadec Islands Region
  • Earthquake depth: 20.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 193km (119mi) SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
    2. 1017km (631mi) NE of Whakatane, New Zealand
    3. 1029km (639mi) ENE of Whangarei, New Zealand
    4. 1030km (640mi) NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand
    5. 1049km (651mi) S of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
  • 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: usc000rqbg

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 Kermadec Islands Region 03-Jul-14 (E141841950)

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