Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3) -

Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - Indian Ocean on Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3)

Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

14 Oct 03:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
14 Oct 06:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1.
Date & time: Oct 14, 2021 03:47:05 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Oct 14, 2021 6:47 am (GMT +3)
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.29°S / 52.39°E
Antipode: 36.29°N / 127.61°W
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 15.7°C (60 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.110 kmSouthwest Indian RidgeGFZ
5.310 kmSOUTHWEST INDIAN RIDGEEMSC
5.110 kmNear ToliaraRENASS
5.310 kmSouthwest Indian RidgeUSGS
5.210 kmSouthwest Indian RidgeBMKG
5.110 kmSouthwest Indian RidgeGeoAu

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Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

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  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Depth
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 17 May 1984 16:53
    | 6.9 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    37 years ago
    |
    105km / 65mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 11 Jan 2004 04:32
    | 6.2 |
    5.3km / 3.3mi
    |
    18 years ago
    |
    97km / 60mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 24 Dec 1985 04:09
    | 6.2 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    36 years ago
    |
    216km / 134mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 17 Aug 2013 16:32
    | 6.1 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    8 years ago
    |
    218km / 135mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 22 Nov 1960 06:21
    | 6.1 |
    15km / 9.3mi
    |
    61 years ago
    |
    34km / 21mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 12 Sep 2003 15:40
    | 5.9 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    18 years ago
    |
    103km / 64mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 13 Mar 1988 12:59
    | 5.9 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    34 years ago
    |
    121km / 75mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 18 Aug 2020 04:40
    | 5.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    1 year 10 weeks ago
    |
    12km / 7mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 11 Jun 2010 12:40
    | 5.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    11 years ago
    |
    120km / 75mi
    | Indian Ocean
  • 17 Dec 1985 00:13
    | 5.8 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    36 years ago
    |
    106km / 66mi
    | Indian Ocean
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