Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - 160km NE of Amsterdam Island, on Saturday, 12 October 2013
Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 1560 km northeast of Port-aux-Français, French Southern Territories, on Sunday, October 13, 2013 01:01:36
Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
12 Oct 20:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 22 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Oct 2013 20:01:36 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, October 13, 2013 01:01:36
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.7439°S / 78.7139°E (Indian Ocean, French Southern Territories)
Nearest volcano: Boomerang Seamount (134 km / 83 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|5.5||10 km||MID-INDIAN RIDGE||EMSC|
|5.5||1 km||160km NE of Amsterdam Island,||USGS|
|5.5||10 km||Mid Indian Ridge||GFZ|
|5.1||60 km||Mid Indian Ridge, Indian Ocean||GeoAu|
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