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Mw 5.9 Earthquake, Green alert in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on 15 Jun 2017 00:26 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.9M, Depth:23.6km
  • on 15 Jun 2017 00:26 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 15 Jun 2017 00:45:14

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 5.9 M
  • Depth: 23.6 km (shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 26 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us20009mjp
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -30.5618, -177.9974
  • Time (UTC): 15 Jun 2017 00:26:16
  • Time (ECT): 15 Jun 2017 02:26:16

Earthquake impact details

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Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
episodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 1170830 -30.561800/-177.997400 5.9 23.6 4.04 15 Jun 2017 00:26 15 Jun 2017 00:45 00:19
2 1170830 -30.561800/-177.997400 5.9 23.6 3.91 15 Jun 2017 00:26 15 Jun 2017 02:29 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 1170830 -30.549400/-178.070500 6 34 3.28 15 Jun 2017 00:26 16 Jun 2017 07:28 1d 07:01 (upd of #2)

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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