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M6.1 earthquake - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, Tuesday, 15 January 2013 at 16:09 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Tuesday, 15 January 2013
15 Jan 16:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 36 minutes.
Date & time: Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:09 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 05:09
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.5663°S / 161.346°W (international territory)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 15 Jan 16:09 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmPacific-Antarctic RidgeUSGS
Tue, 15 Jan 16:09 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km PACIFIC-ANTARCTIC RIDGEEMSC
Tue, 15 Jan 16:09 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeGFZ
Tue, 15 Jan 16:09 UTCM 6.1Pacific-Antarctic RidgeGeoAu

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Santa Ana, Home / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Bed jolted
74012 / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I was reading sitting on sofa and windows rattled off and on for five minutes. Got on internet looking for earthquakes as thats the only time windows shake.

Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge, 15 Jan 2013 16h09

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Pacific-Antarctic Ridge on Tuesday, 15 January 2013
 

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