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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands on Saturday, 12 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands on Saturday, 12 March 2016

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands on Saturday, 12 March 2016
12 Mar 18:17 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 10 minutes.
Mar 12 18:21: Magnitude recalculée de 6.0 à 6.1.
Mar 12 18:22: Magnitude recalculée de 6.1 à 6.2.
Mar 13 01:06: Magnitude recalculée de 6.2 à 6.3.
Date & time: Saturday, 12 March 2016 18:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.61°N / 173.99°W (États-Unis)
Nearest volcano: Atka (81 km / 50 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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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.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 12 Mar 18:06 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmAndreanof Islands, Aleutian IslandsGFZ
Sat, 12 Mar 18:06 UTCM 6.3 / 22.4 km- 65km SSE of Atka, AlaskaUSGS
Sat, 12 Mar 18:06 UTCM 6.3 / 20 km ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS.EMSC

shake map
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (modified Mercalli) scale.
Adak island / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Anchorage / Very strong shaking (MMI VII)
Anchorage / Light shaking (MMI IV)

Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, 12 Mar 2016 18h06

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (67 quakes):
  • 07 Sep 2016 01:36 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Aug 2016 03:11 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    17.6 km (10.9 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2016 22:39 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    42 km (26.1 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 11 Aug 2016 05:25 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Aug 2016 10:25 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    176 km (109.4 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Aug 2016 17:42 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    96 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Aug 2016 03:12 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    27.5 km (17.1 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Aug 2016 00:16 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    34.9 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 2016 20:07 UTC
    | M 2.6 |
    65 km (40.4 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Aug 2016 06:04 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    18 km (11.2 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 23 Jul 2016 14:13 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    35.3 km (21.9 mi) depth
    |
    76 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2016 21:00 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    102.9 km (63.9 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2016 01:11 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    46.9 km (29.1 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2016 20:35 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    25.6 km (15.9 mi) depth
    |
    84 km (52 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jul 2016 22:54 UTC
    | M 2.4 |
    77 km (47.8 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Jul 2016 06:52 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    46 km (28.6 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands on Saturday, 12 March 2016
 

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