Wednesday, 13 July 2016

A mag 6.3 - rocks New Zealand with two large aftershock's of mag 5.7 and a large foreshock of mag 5.7


A magnitude 6.3 - struck 201km NE of Raoul Island, in New Zealand this afternoon along with a mag 5.7 foreshock and two large aftershock's also registering magnitude 5.7.
After a very quiet start to July todays major quake was the second of this month and the second in three days and comes after a large coronal hole on our Sun faces the Earth.
Todays quake is the 74th of 2016.


Earth is inside a stream of solar wind flowing from this large coronal hole.
Credit: SDO/AIA.


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