Strong Earthquake South Of Kermadec Islands 07-Sep-15 (E152500913)

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Derived from USGS and other event data. See details below.
Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Magnitude 6.4 [subject to review and confirmation]

This was posted as 6+ but changed to 5.6 in between the time the automated system caught it and posted it. Now it seems USGS have it at 6.4. More on this later maybe.

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2015-09-07T09:13:56.830Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 32.824°S, 177.843°W
  • Seismic Region: 12 – Kermadec – Tonga – Samoa Basin Area
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1791 – South Of Kermadec Islands
  • Earthquake depth: 24.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us20003h2m
  • Version Timestamp : 2015-09-07T09:37:31.447Z


Event and Aftershocks
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Historical Information
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
Location map

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