Preliminary Earthquake Report
Date-Time • 6 Jun 2016 02:35:23 UTC
• 5 Jun 2016 14:35:23 near epicenter
• 5 Jun 2016 18:35:23 standard time in your timezone
Location 30.396S 177.184W
Depth 10 km
Distances • 143 km (88 mi) SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
• 988 km (612 mi) NE of Whangarei, New Zealand
• 995 km (616 mi) NE of Whakatane, New Zealand
• 1014 km (628 mi) NE of Tauranga, New Zealand
• 1045 km (647 mi) S of Nuku`alofa, Tonga
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.6 km; Vertical 1.8 km
Parameters Nph = 66; Dmin = 146.5 km; Rmss = 1.47 seconds; Gp = 63°
Event ID us 2000629f
Exercise Coastal Response 2016, a full scale exercise led by EMBC. The exercise is designed to test the province’s response to a simulated worst case scenario earthquake. Exercise Coastal Response 2016 is linked with Exercise Staunch Maple (Joint Task Force Pacific), Exercise Pacific Quake (Public Safety Canada), Exercise Ardent Sentry (NORAD-US Northern Command) and Exercise Cascadia Rising (Washington State , Oregon, Idaho and FEMA). This event will occur between June 7 and 10 2016. Various VHf,UHF, and HF frequencies will be in use.
UPDATED JUNE 2 2016
An Email from Spaceweather.com
SOLAR FLARE AND CME: Big sunspot AR2473 erupted on Dec. 28th, producing an M1.9-class solar flare, a minor radio blackout in the southern hemisphere, and a coronal mass ejection (CME) that appears to be heading directly for Earth. This explosion sets the stage for possible geomagnetic storms later this week when the CME reaches our planet. Visit Spaceweather.com for more information.
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