Archive for July, 2011

Magnitude 5.9 – KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION – July 11, 2010

July 12, 2011

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 5.9 earthquake in the KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on July 11, 2010.
Latitude:  -29.482°S,    Longitude:  -176.513°W

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

Advertisements

Magnitude 7.0 – OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN – July 10, 2011

July 12, 2011

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 7.0 earthquake OFF THE EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN on July 10, 2011.
Latitude:  38.04°N,    Longitude:  143.287°E

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

Magnitude 7.6 – KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION – July 6, 2011

July 7, 2011

The BC-ESP recorded the magnitude 7.6 earthquake in the KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on July 6, 2011.
Latitude:  -29.312°S,    Longitude:  – 176.204°W

For more info on these earthquakes, go to US Geological Survey report.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tectonic Summary by USGS

“The July 6, 2011 Kermadec Islands region earthquake occurred near the Kermadec Trench where the Pacific Plate begins its descent into the mantle beneath the eastern edge of the Australian Plate. At the latitude of this earthquake, the Pacific Plate is converging with Australia in a westward direction at a velocity of approximately 61 mm/yr.”