Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Friday, 7 October 2016 at 12:18 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
7 Oct 12:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 21 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.69°S / 141.41°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Unnamed 55.97°S/143.17°W (135 km / 84 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||PACIFIC-ANTARCTIC RIDGE||EMSC|
|M 5.0||10 km||- Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
|M 5.0||10 km||Pacific Antarctic Ridge||GFZ|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
roanke / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 October 2016 12:18 GMT
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