Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 11:49 pm (GMT -10) -

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 11:49 pm (GMT -10) Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 11:49 pm (GMT -10)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 10 km depth

24 Jun 10:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 18 minutes.
24 Jun 10:29: Now using data updates from USGS
24 Jun 13:46: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.7. Epicenter location corrected by 2.3 km (1.4 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 24, 2022 09:49:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 11:49 pm (GMT -10)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5.7
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude56.5893°S / 143.6553°W
Antipode56.589°N / 36.345°E
Shaking intensityStrong shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds -1.2°C (30 F), humidity: 81%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from SW
Estimated seismic energy released2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.710 kmPacific-Antarctic RidgeUSGS
5.533 kmPACIFIC-ANTARCTIC RIDGEEMSC
5.710 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeRaspberryShake
5.610 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeGFZ

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