Magnitude: 6.9M
Time: 06-23-2014 T19:20:34
Country: NEWZEALAND

NEWZEALAND:SSEOFRAOULISLAND

This earthquake was recorded at a focal depth of 20km below the ground in Newzealand on 06-23-2014 T19:20:34, where it released a sizeable amount of seismic energy and reached a magnitude of 6.9 on the richter scale. Considering this quake occurred 20km under the surface, it is best classified as a deep geologic event. An earthquake of this magnitude would likely be causing considerable damage to specially designed structures; well-designed frame structures thrown out of plumb. Damage would be great in substantial buildings, with partial collapse. Expect that buildings would be shifted off foundations.
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region_code 170
focal_depth 20
year 2014
eq_mag_mw 6.9
id 10101
location_name NEWZEALAND:SSEOFRAOULISLAND
eq_primary 6.9
time 06-23-2014 T19:20:34
latitude -29.977
longitude -177.725
country NEWZEALAND

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