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Archive for April 17th, 2015

M6.5 Quake Strikes ENE of FIJI

Posted by feww on April 17, 2015

HEIGHTENED SEISMICITY in the Pacific Ring of Fire (Forecast)

Centered at 15.907°S, 178.585°W the quake struck at a depth of 10.0 km (6.2 mi), USGS/EHP reported.

The event followed a magnitude 4.7Mw foreshock, that occurred about 5 hours earlier.

Tsunami Evaluation
NO threat of Pacific-wide, destructive tsunami by this event.

EQ Details
Magnitude: 6.5Mw
Location: 15.907°S, 178.585°W depth=10.0 km (6.2 mi)
Time: 2015-04-17 @ 15:52:51 (UTC)
Distances:

  • 183km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna
  • 224km (139mi) ENE of Lambasa, Fiji
  • 401km (249mi) NE of Suva, Fiji
  • 474km (295mi) ENE of Nadi, Fiji
  • 679km (422mi) NNW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga

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Planet Oklahoma: Avg 6.7 Quakes Strike Each Day!

Posted by feww on April 17, 2015

2,459 Earthquakes Strike Oklahoma in 365 Days!

Oklahoma [and Kansas border area] was rattled by a daily average of 6.7 earthquakes  measuring ≥2.5Mw over the last 365 days.

The events included 782 earthquakes measuring 3.0Mw or greater, according to the USGS/EHP archives.

Some 21 events registered 4.0Mw or greater, with the largest quake measuring 4.9Mw, which occurred 13km S of Conway Springs, Kansas (200km N of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), on November 12, 2014 at 21:40:00 (UTC).

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EQ location map. 2,459 Events measuring 2.5Mw or greater struck Oklahoma [and Kansas border area] over the last 365 days. [Source: USGS/EHP]

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Aftershocks Continue to Rattle Crete, Greece

Posted by feww on April 17, 2015

Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes near Crete, followed by dozens of aftershocks

Centered at 35.03 N, 26.81 E, the quake occurred 54 km E of Palaíkastron at a depth of 30km, reported the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center. The event was followed by dozens of aftershocks, including four significant shocks measuring Magnitudes 4.9, 5.0, 4.5 and 5.3Mw, as of posting.

Main Shock

Magnitude: 6.1Mw
Region: CRETE, GREECE
Date time 2015-04-16 @ 18:07:44.3 UTC
Location: 35.03N, 26.81E
Depth: 30 km
Distances

  • 54 km E of Palaíkastron, Greece / pop: 1,094
  • 102 km E of Ágios Nikólaos, Greece / pop: 10,799
  • 155 km E of Irákleion, Greece / pop: 137,154
  • 377 km S of İzmir, Turkey / pop: 2,500,603

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