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Duration 2009/07/15 On 15 July 2009, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km occurred in New Zealand generating a small tsunami. Country or District New Zealand Name Earthquake
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- USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
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.
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Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center