Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Andaman Islands, India Region on Friday, 17 July 2020 - information

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - India, 565 km S of Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)), viernes, 17 jul. 2020

- Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - India, 565 km S of Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)), viernes, 17 jul. 2020

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Jul 14:13 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 10 minutos.
Jul 17 14:35: Magnitud recalculada de 5.7 a 6.1.
Fecha & hora: 17 Jul 2020 02:03:42 UTC -
Magnitud: 6.1
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 11,83°N / 95,1°E (India)
Volcán mas cercano: Barren Island (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
257 km al E de Port Blair (South Andamans) (pop: 112,100)
387 km al W de Myeik (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 173,300)
418 km al SW de Dawei (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 136,800)
429 km al WNW de Kawthaung (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 57,900)
469 km al WNW de Chumphon (Jind, Tailandia) (pop: 55,800)
498 km al S de Bogale (Pyapon District, Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 68,900)
565 km al S de Yangon (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 4,477,600)
624 km al WSW de Bangkok (Tailandia) (pop: 5,104,500)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 8,9 x 1013 joules (24,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1,3 atomic bombs!) [aprende más]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.110 kmAndaman Islands, India RegionGFZ
M 6.110 kmAndaman Islands, India RegionEMSC
M 6.010 kmAndaman Islands, India RegionBMKG
M 6.110 km236 km E of Port Blair, IndiaUSGS
M 6.310.2 kmIndia [Sea]INGV
M 6.154 kmAndaman Islands, India RegionGeoAu
M 6.110 km印度安达曼群岛地区 (India)CEIC

User reports for this quake (3)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
1922.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1628.7 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1922.1 km W of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the M 6.1 terremoto: India, 565 km south de Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Birmania)) Fri, 17 Jul 14h03

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 20 jul 2020 22:52 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 jul 2020 18:33 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (26 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 jul 2020 17:45 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    11 km (6,8 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 jul 2020 14:43 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.1 - India, 565 km S of Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)), viernes, 17 jul. 2020

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