Moderate Earthquake Auckland Islands. N.Z. Region 15-Feb-16 (E160461928)

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

Magnitude 5.9 was 6.2 [subject to review and confirmation]

(Because this change happened outside 7 days I count this as a downgrade)

Small Location map

  • Date-Time: 2016-02-15T19:28:04.980Z (utc)
  • Earthquake location: 49.067°S, 164.456°E
  • Seismic Region: 11 – New Zealand Region
  • Seismic Geo Area: 1660 – Auckland Islands. N.Z. Region
  • Earthquake depth: 10.0 km
  • Tsunamigenic: No. (Not tsunamigenic or unknown at this time)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: Reviewed
  • Event ID: us200050ei
  • Version Timestamp : 2016-02-15T19:44:00.040Z


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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