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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Prince Edward Islands Region on Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Prince Edward Islands Region on Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake  - Prince Edward Islands Region on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
22 Jan 19:13 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Jan 22 19:19: Magnitude recalculated from 6.7 to 6.9.
Date & time: Tuesday, 22 January 2019 19:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.11°S / 42.3°E (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1015 joules (392 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3.4 x 105 tons of TNT or 21.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 22 Jan 19:01 UTCM 6.9 / 10 kmPrince Edward Islands RegionGFZ
Tue, 22 Jan 19:01 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km- Prince Edward Islands regionUSGS

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Iowa City, Iowa, USA / not felt
Lusaka zambia (3352.9 km NNW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt here (reported through our app)
Durban, South Africa / not felt
East London / not felt
southern New Hampshire / not felt
Port Elizabeth / not felt
Timbuktu / not felt : Knocked the dingleberry loose. What a relief
Florida / not felt
Boston Mass / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
United kingdom / not felt : I didn't feel it either
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : From Russia, from St.Petetburg, not felt, all okay, всё спокойно!
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : From Russia, from Sankt-Peterburg. Not felt, all okay,всё тихо и спокойно!

Aftershocks of the 6.9 quake: Prince Edward Islands Region, 22 Jan 2019 19h01

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Strong mag. 6.9 earthquake - Prince Edward Islands Region on Tuesday, 22 January 2019

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