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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Balleny Islands Region on Sunday, 31 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Balleny Islands Region on Sunday, 31 January 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Balleny Islands Region on Sunday, 31 January 2016
Jan 31 17:50: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Jan 31 22:00: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sunday, 31 January 2016 17:39 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 63.25°S / 169.55°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Young Island (486 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
Sun, 31 Jan 17:39 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km BALLENY ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Sun, 31 Jan 17:39 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km- Balleny Islands regionUSGS
Sun, 31 Jan 17:39 UTCM 6.1 / 0.8 kmBalleny Islands region [Sea]INGV

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