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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southwest Indian Ridge on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Southwest Indian Ridge on Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Southwest Indian Ridge on Tuesday, 18 September 2018
Sep 18 07:49: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.0.
Date & time: Tue, 18 Sep 07:27:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.79°S / 49.8°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Ile aux Cochons (929 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
Tue, 18 Sep 07:27 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km SOUTHWEST INDIAN RIDGEEMSC
Tue, 18 Sep 07:27 UTCM 6.0 / 0.8 kmSouthwest Indian Ridge [Sea]INGV

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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