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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Watch: Australia-Pacific Plate Boundary

Posted by feww on March 30, 2017

ALN – LSH

Seismotectonics of the Eastern Margin of the Australia Plate: Hikurangi Trench

“Strong” Earthquake  Strikes near Turangi, NZ

The quake was one of a swarm of at least 32 shocks that hit the area.

EQ Details [USGS/EHP]
Magnitude:     4.6 mwr
Location    38.826°S 175.746°E
Depth:     7.5 km
Time:     2017-03-29 on 23:58:49.240 (UTC)

EQ Details [Geonet, NZ]
Universal Time: March 29 2017, 23:58:49
Depth: 6km
Magnitude: 4.5
Location: -38.93, 175.67 [15 km north-west of Turangi]

  • Analysis available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

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Magnitude 6.5 quake strikes near Taupo, New Zealand

Posted by feww on July 5, 2011

Significant Earthquake Strikes 30 km West of Taupo

Earthquake Details [Source Geonet]

  • Event Date/Time: July 5 2011 at 03:36UTC
  • Position: 38.67°S, 175.75°E
  • Depth: 150 km
  • Richter magnitude: 6.5
  • Region: Taupo
  • Location:
    • 30 km west of Taupo
  • Distances [USGS]
  • 69 km (42 miles) SW of Rotorua, New Zealand
  • 144 km (89 miles) NW of Napier, New Zealand
  • 209 km (129 miles) SSE of Auckland, New Zealand
  • 310 km (192 miles) NNE of WELLINGTON, New Zealand

Quake Maps


Earthquake Location Map. Source: GeoNet NZ


The Isoseismal Map above shows contours, derived from a model, of equal MMI shaking intensity for the earthquake. Source: GeoNet NZ

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