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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Sunday, 11 October 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Sunday, 11 October 2015

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Sunday, 11 October 2015
11 Oct 01:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Oct 11 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sunday, 11 October 2015 00:58 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.49°S / 135.89°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 11 Oct 00:58 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeGFZ

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Chico CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : No, I'm sure I felt an earthquake sometime close to midnight. It began very faint,as if a large truck with a silent motor was coming up my street but then it suddenly felt like a far away shaking for only a few seconds, maybe five seconds. But I've felt quite a few earthquakes in my life, at least 2 were 7. Something that I experienced living in southern California. This low faint shaking came from the earth beneath and I was sure I had felt a far away quake. ???

Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake: Pacific Antarctic Ridge, 11 Oct 2015 00:58

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Sunday, 11 October 2015
 

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