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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada on Sunday, 8 January 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada on Sunday, 8 January 2017

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - Queen Elizabeth Islands, Canada on Sunday, 8 January 2017
Jan 8 23:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Jan 8 23:57: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Jan 8 23:58: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Date & time: Sunday, 8 January 2017 23:47 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 74.3°N / 92.29°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 88.27°N/65.6°W (1578 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 8 Jan 2017
Sun, 8 Jan 23:47 UTCM 5.8 / 15 kmDEVON ISLAND, NUNAVUT, CANADAEMSC
Sun, 8 Jan 23:47 UTCM 5.8 / 18.9 km- 86km ESE of Resolute, CanadaUSGS
Sun, 8 Jan 23:47 UTCM 6.2 / 10.2 kmQueen Elizabeth Islands, Canada [Sea: Canada]INGV

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