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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 27 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 27 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 27 February 2016
Feb 27 21:39: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Feb 27 21:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Feb 27 21:41: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Feb 27 22:32: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.1.
Date & time: Sat, 27 Feb 21:29:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.78°S / 139.7°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Newer Volcanics Province (1575 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 27 Feb 2016
Sat, 27 Feb 21:29 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km WESTERN INDIAN-ANTARCTIC RIDGEEMSC
Sat, 27 Feb 21:29 UTCM 6.1 / 0.8 kmWestern Indian-Antarctic Ridge [Sea]INGV
Sat, 27 Feb 21:29 UTCM 6.1 / 11 kmWestern Indian-Antarctic RidgeGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 4 Dec 2016
Sun, 4 Dec 05:59 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]West of Macquarie Island[Map]GFZ

 

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