Earthquake Hits a North Island of New Zealand

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Earthquake
On Nov. 1, 2015, during 05:42 UTC, an trembler measuring 5.3 bulk (M) strike New Zealand’s North Island. The epicenter was 54.7 km deep. Coordinates of a shock are 39.414ºS 175.945ºE.

The Tremor Occurred Near a Following Cities:

25 km ENE of Waiouru, New Zealand
79 km E of Taradale, New Zealand
81 km WNW of Hastings. New Zealand
82 km D of Taupo, New Zealand
240 km NNE of Wellington, New Zealand

Seismotectonics of a Eastern Margin of a Australian Plate

The eastern domain of a Australian image is one of a many seismically active areas in a world. This is due to a extensive rates of joining between a Pacific and Australian plates. In a area of New Zealand, there is a 3,000 km prolonged Australia-Pacific image range that stretches from a south of Macquarie Island to a southern Kermadec Island chain. The Australia-Pacific joining rates pierce northward from 60 mm per year during a southern Kermadec ditch to 90 mm per year during a northern Tonga trench.

There is no stream information regarding repairs or warnings compared with this earthquake. However, the Guardian Liberty Voice will continue to news on this trembler and a region. If there are any changes, this page will be updated.

By Cathy Milne
Edited by Leigh Haugh

Sources:
USGS: M5.3 – 25km ENE of Waiouru, New Zealand
Image Courtesy of Cat Burton’s Flickr Page – Creative Commons License

Earthquake Hits a North Island of New Zealand combined by Cathy Milne on Nov 1, 2015
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