M6.4 earthquake - SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION, Wednesday, 6 February 2013 at 01:23 (GMT)
6 Feb 01:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 19 minutes.
Date & time: Wednesday, 6 February 2013 01:23 UTC
Local time at epicenter:
Wed, 6 Feb 2013 12:23
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 11.16°S / 164.94°E
Nearest volcano: Tinakula
(128 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:105 km (65 mi) SW of Lata
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1016
joules (3117 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2.7 x 106
tons of TNT or 167.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 6 Feb 01:23 UTC||M 7.5 / 10 km||Santa Cruz Islands Region||GFZ|
|Wed, 6 Feb 01:23 UTC||M 6.4 / 10.1 km||SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS REGION||USGS|
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