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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Thursday, 18 April 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Thursday, 18 April 2019

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Western Indian Antarctic Ridge on Thursday, 18 April 2019
Apr 18 14:56: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Apr 18 17:50: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.4.
Date & time: Thu, 18 Apr 14:46:03 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.17°S / 139.4°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Newer Volcanics Province (1510 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5*10^14 J (69.8 GWh / 60036 tons of TNT / 3.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 18 Apr 2019
Thu, 18 Apr 14:46 UTCM 6.5 / 11 kmWestern Indian-antarctic RidgeEMSC
Thu, 18 Apr 14:46 UTCM 6.1 / 9.4 kmWestern Indian Antarctic RidgeGeoAu
Thu, 18 Apr 14:46 UTCM 5.9 / 16 kmWestern Indian Antarctic RidgeBMKG
Thu, 18 Apr 14:46 UTCM 6.1 / 8.6 kmWestern Indian-Antarctic Ridge [Sea]INGV
Thu, 18 Apr 14:46 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmWestern Indian-Antarctic RidgeUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Melbourne Australia / not felt: Very strange didn't put two and two together until I saw this earthquake report. I had binoculars looking out over as far to the see as the binoculars would allow. I saw two large cigar shaped all white with yellow tints on back and front. They popped out of the dates and just left in a split second. This was about 24 hours ago. Strangest most amazing things I have ever seen before
Albany, WA / not felt
Coonabarabran (2359.6 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 13 May 2019
Mon, 13 May 23:23 UTCM 4.6 / 46 km - [info]Western Indian Antarctic Ridge
I FELT IT
[Map]BMKG

 

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