Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 at 13:13 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Dec 13:24 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.4°S / 129.09°W (international territory)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 5.6||10 km||Pacific Antarctic Ridge||GFZ|
|M 5.5||10 km||PACIFIC-ANTARCTIC RIDGE||EMSC|
|M 5.7||10 km||Pacific Antarctic Ridge||GeoAu|
|M 6.3||10 km||- Pacific-Antarctic Ridge||USGS|
User reports for this quake (2)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Concord / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Ramona, CA / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake South Pacific Ocean 12 December 2018 13:13 GMT
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