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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mid Indian Ridge on Saturday, 30 March 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Mid Indian Ridge on Saturday, 30 March 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Mid Indian Ridge on Saturday, 30 March 2019
Mar 30 06:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Sat, 30 Mar 06:27:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 9.67°S / 66.45°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Piton de la Fournaise (1725 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
Sat, 30 Mar 2019
Sat, 30 Mar 06:27 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmMid-indian RidgeEMSC
Sat, 30 Mar 06:27 UTCM 5.8 / 10 kmMid Indian RidgeBMKG
Sat, 30 Mar 06:27 UTCM 6.0 / 13.3 kmMid-Indian Ridge [Sea]INGV
Sat, 30 Mar 06:27 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmMid-Indian RidgeUSGS
Sat, 30 Mar 06:27 UTCM 6.0 / 10.8 kmMid Indian RidgeGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
97233 / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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