Strong Earthquake East Cape Ridge Off NI N.Z. 16-Nov-14 (E143202233)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.7 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-11-16T22:33:21.810Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 37.842°S, 179.759°E
  • Seismic Region: 11 – New Zealand Region
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1603 – East Cape Ridge Off NI N.Z.
  • Earthquake depth: 35.0 km
  • Distances:
    1. 178km (110mi) ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand
    2. 244km (151mi) E of Whakatane, New Zealand
    3. 307km (190mi) NE of Napier, New Zealand
    4. 310km (192mi) E of Rotorua, New Zealand
    5. 573km (356mi) 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?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usc000sxye

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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