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Posts Tagged ‘Puysegur Trench’

Strong Earthquake Strikes near New Zealand

Posted by feww on July 11, 2017


M 6.6 Quake Strikes NW of Auckland Islands, New Zealand

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.6 mww
Location: 49.546°S 164.031°E [198km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand]
Depth: 10.0 km
Time: 07:00:01 UTC  2017-07-11

[Additional information available via FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.]

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Watch: Australia-Pacific Plate Boundary

Posted by feww on March 30, 2017


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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‘Severe’ Earthquake Strikes South Island, NZ

Posted by feww on October 13, 2014

SCENARIOS 09, 08, 07, 02

M6.2 quake shakes Southland, New Zealand

Centered at 46.29°S 165.87°E, about 140 km west of Tuatapere (190km W of Invercargill), the quake occurred offshore, northeast of Puysegur Trench, at a depth of 10km, said Geonet.

The quake struck at 5:13:41 on Monday, October 13, 2014, and was followed by at least two significant aftershocks, measuring magnitudes 4.4 and 4.7 respectively, as of posting.

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