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New Zealand : Earthquake : 2009/07/15

GLIDE:  TS-2009-000134-NZL

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.
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Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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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.