Details of Disaster Information


New Zealand : Earthquake : 2009/07/15
GLIDE: TS-2009-000134-NZL  DRR & Disaster Information

Duration 2009/07/15
Country
   or
District
New Zealand
Name Earthquake
Outline On 15 July 2009, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km occurred in New Zealand generating a small tsunami.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

Related Links
Report/Articles
  • USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
    Magnitude 7.6
    Date-Time Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 09:22:29 UTC
    Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 08:22:29 PM at epicenter
    Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones
    Location 45.750°S, 166.577°E
    Depth 12 km (7.5 miles) set by location program
    Region OFF WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, N.Z.
  • GDACS 2009/07/15
    An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km has struck an unpopulated area in the Southland Province in New Zealand.