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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 17 October 2020

Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake  - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 17 October 2020
17 Oct 11:02 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 13 minutes.
17 Oct 11:56: Magnitude recalculée de 5.1 à 5.4.
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Date & time: Saturday, 17 October 2020 10:49 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 17 Oct 1:49 am (GMT -9)
Magnitude: 5.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.32°S / 132.97°W (international territory)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 6°C (43 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 10 m/s (19 kts) from NE
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 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
17 Oct 1:49 am (GMT -9) (17 Oct 10:49:20 UTC)M 5.4 / 10 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeGFZ
Sat, 17 Oct 10:49 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmPacific-antarctic RidgeEMSC
Sat, 17 Oct 10:49 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmPacific-Antarctic RidgeUSGS
Sat, 17 Oct 10:49 UTCM 4.8 / 160 kmPacific Antarctic RidgeBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake: Pacific Antarctic Ridge, 17 Oct 2020 10:49

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Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Pacific Antarctic Ridge on Saturday, 17 October 2020

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