Strong earthquake magnitude 6.1, initially recorded as 6.5 hit south of Kermadec islands, 106 km (65 miles) S of L’Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands, 359 km (223 miles) SSW of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands and 762 km (473 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand (32.389°S, 178.902°W) according to USGS. The epicenter was at depth of 40 km (24.9 miles).
- This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
|Depth||40 km (24.9 miles)|
|Region||SOUTH OF THE KERMADEC ISLANDS|
|Distances||106 km (65 miles) S of L'Esperance Rock, Kermadec Islands|
359 km (223 miles) SSW of Raoul Island, Kermadec Islands
762 km (473 miles) NE of Auckland, New Zealand
1136 km (705 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 15.2 km (9.4 miles); depth +/- 6.2 km (3.9 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=398, Nph=432, Dmin=360.7 km, Rmss=1.12 sec, Gp= 29°,|
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B