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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 24 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 24 August 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 24 August 2015
Aug 24 11:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.0.
Date & time: Mon, 24 Aug 09:41:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 251.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.34°S / 179.13°W
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (32 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 24 Aug
Mon, 24 Aug 09:41 UTCM 6.0 / 228 km KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 31 Dec
Thu, 31 Dec 21:29 UTCM 5.1 / 60 km - [info] (175 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 18 Jan
Mon, 18 Jan 13:49 UTCM 4.5 / 297.4 km - [info] (50 km)- 141km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Tue, 19 Jan
Tue, 19 Jan 05:36 UTCM 4.5 / 170 km - [info] (37 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 19 Jan 05:36 UTCM 5.0 / 167 km - [info] (36 km)Kermadec Islands Region
[Map]
GeoAu
Thu, 21 Jan
Thu, 21 Jan 08:26 UTCM 5.4 / 124 km - [info] (35 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 24 Jan
Sun, 24 Jan 14:51 UTCM 4.8 / 300 km - [info] (62 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 26 Jan
Tue, 26 Jan 00:30 UTCM 4.6 / 207.5 km - [info] (124 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 4 Feb
Thu, 4 Feb 00:07 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (130 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 4 Feb 00:48 UTCM 5.1 / 80 km - [info] (94 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Thu, 4 Feb 00:58 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (108 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 4 Feb 08:52 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (92 km)- 139km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 17 Feb
Wed, 17 Feb 07:44 UTCM 5.3 / 59 km - [info] (100 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GFZ
Fri, 19 Feb
Fri, 19 Feb 05:16 UTCM 5.1 / 84 km - [info] (132 km)Kermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu
Sat, 20 Feb
Sat, 20 Feb 13:25 UTCM 5.0 / 407 km - [info] (54 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 13 Apr
Wed, 13 Apr 14:59 UTCM 4.9 / 379 km - [info] (52 km)Kermadec Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 17 May
Tue, 17 May 00:41 UTCM 4.9 / 40 km - [info] (66 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 30 May
Mon, 30 May 07:14 UTCM 5.6 / 50 km - [info] (78 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 30 May 07:24 UTCM 4.8 / 35 km - [info] (122 km)- 123km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Mon, 30 May 10:55 UTCM 5.2 / 110 km - [info] (43 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 1 Jun
Wed, 1 Jun 15:37 UTCM 5.5 / 61 km - [info] (56 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Mon, 6 Jun
Mon, 6 Jun 02:35 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km - [info] (114 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 19 Jun
Sun, 19 Jun 23:56 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (112 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Thu, 23 Jun
Thu, 23 Jun 14:56 UTCM 5.2 / 151 km - [info] (43 km)Kermadec Islands, New Zealand[Map]GFZ
Thu, 21 Jul
Thu, 21 Jul 16:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 24 Jul
Sun, 24 Jul 14:37 UTCM 4.5 / 341 km - [info] (82 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 19 Aug
Fri, 19 Aug 12:08 UTCM 4.9 / 48 km - [info] (79 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC

 

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