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

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - India, 565 km south da Rangoon (Myanmar (Birmania)), venerdì, 17 luglio 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - India, 565 km south da Rangoon (Myanmar (Birmania)), venerdì, 17 luglio 2020

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 10 km depth

17 Jul 14:13 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
Jul 17 14:35: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.7 a 6.1.
Data & ora: 17 Jul 2020 02:03:42 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 11,83°N / 95,1°E (India)
Vulcano più vicino: Barren Island (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
257 km E da Port Blair (pop: 112,100)
387 km W da Myeik (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 173,300)
418 km SW da Dawei (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 136,800)
429 km WNW da Kawthaung (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 57,900)
469 km WNW da Chumphon (Thailandia) (pop: 55,800)
498 km S da Bogale (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 68,900)
499 km S da Pyapon (Myanmar (Birmania)) (pop: 65,600)
551 km WNW da Surat Thani (Thailandia) (pop: 127,200)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8,9 x 1013 joules (24,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1,3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
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 6.1 quake India, 565 km south of Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)), 17 July 14:03 UTC

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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

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - India, 565 km south of Yangon (Rangoon, Myanmar (Burma)), on Friday, 17 July 2020 at 14:03 (GMT)

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