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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Bougainville Island, N. Solomons

Posted by feww on January 22, 2017

M7.9 strikes WNW of Panguna, PNG

EQ Details
Magnitude: 7.9 mww  [USGS/EHP]
Location: 6.214°S, 155.122°E [uncertainty: ± 7.8 km]
Depth 136.0 km [uncertainty± 1.9]
Time: 2017-01-22 04:30:23.140 UTC
Number of Phases: 145
Minimum Distance: 397.0 km (3.57°)
Travel Time Residual: 1.03 s
Azimuthal Gap: 15°

This earthquake struck onshore and did NOT generate a tsunami.

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M6.1 Earthquake Strikes SW of Nadi, Fiji

Posted by feww on January 14, 2017

Strong Earthquake Strikes 152km SW of Nadi, Fiji

EQ Details

Magnitude: 6.1
Location: 18.588°S, 176.230°E; depth=10.0 km
Time: 06:11:41 UTC  2017-01-14
Source: USGS/EHP

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M7.3 earthquake strikes deep beneath Celebes Sea

Posted by feww on January 10, 2017

Powerful Earthquake Strikes Celebes Sea, SSE of Tabiauan, Philippines

EQ Details

Magnitude: 7.3mww [USGS/EHP]
Location: 4.463°N, 122.575°E [188.8 km (117.3 mi) SSE Tabiauan, Philippines]
Depth: 612.7 km
Time: 2017-01-10 06:13:47.250 (UTC)

Tsunami Evaluation: The quake struck too deep to deep to cause a destructive tsunami.

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: Seismic Episodes Ominous for NZ

Posted by feww on January 5, 2017

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New Zealand Undergoing Major Geological Transformation, as Forecast

NZ EQ Report: ‘Severe’ EQ Hits 40km SSE of Blenheim

Magnitude: 5.3 [Geonet]
Depth: 13km
Location:  41.85S, 173.99E [20 km SW of Seddon]
Time: 11:17:33 (UTC) on January 5, 2017
Depth: 13km

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 000104

Posted by feww on January 4, 2017

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 000104

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: M6.9 EQ Strikes Fiji Islands Region

Posted by feww on January 4, 2017

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Powerful Earthquake  Strikes SW of Nadi, Fiji

Magnitude: 6.9Mww
Location: 19.326°S 176.053°E [ 221km SW of Nadi, Fiji]
Depth: 17.1 km
Time: 2017-01-03 21:52:31 (UTC)
Tsunami Threat: NO widespread tsunami threat.
Aftershocks: At least 10 significant aftershocks as of 00:09:42 (UTC)

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Strong Earthquakes Strike Fiji Islands and Peru Regions

Posted by feww on January 2, 2017

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M6.2 EQ Strikes South of the Fiji Islands

Magnitude: 6.2Mw [emsc]
Location: 23.39 S, 179.31 E

Region: SOUTH OF FIJI ISLANDS
Date time: 2017-01-02 13:14:02.7 UTC
Depth: 555 km
Distances:

  • 588 km S of Suva, Fiji / pop: 77,400
  • 619 km SW of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400
  • 1,305 km SE of Port-Vila, Vanuatu / pop: 36,000

M 5.9 EQ Strikes N. PERU

Magnitude: 5.9Mw [emsc]
Location 4.83 S, 76.31 W
Depth: 111 km
Distances:

  • 496 km SE of Guayaquil, Ecuador / pop: 1,953,000
  • 153 km NE of Moyobamba, Peru / pop: 44,300
  • 43 km E of Barranca, Peru / pop: 5,800
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Seismic Swarm Continues in SoCal

Posted by feww on January 1, 2017

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250 Shocks Swarm Area SE of Salton Sea, CA

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Seismic Swarm Continues in Nevada

Posted by feww on December 29, 2016

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225 Shocks swarm area between Hawthorne, NV and Bridgeport, CA

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Significant Seismic Cluster Strikes near Hawthorne, Nevada

Posted by feww on December 28, 2016

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3 Significant shocks rock California – Nevada border

Earthquake Details

  • Magnitude:  5.7ml
    Location: 38.375°N 118.904°W [ 29km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada]
    Depth: 8.2 km
    Time: 2016-12-28 08:18:00 (UTC)
  • Magnitude: 5.7ml
    Location: 38.392°N 118.899°W [28km WSW of Hawthorne, Nevada]
    Depth: 12.0 km
    Time: 2016-12-28 08:22:12 (UTC)
  • Magnitude: 5.5ml
    Location: 38.377°N 118.896°W [ 26km SW of Hawthorne, Nevada]
    Depth: 8.6 km
    Time: 2016-12-28 09:13:47 (UTC)

Aftershocks: 45 (All sizes)
Source: USGS/EHP

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M7.7 Earthquake Strikes Southern Chile

Posted by feww on December 25, 2016

Powerful earthquake rocks Los Lagos region, Chile

Magnitude:  7.7Mw [emsc]
Region: ISLA CHILOE, LOS LAGOS, CHILE
Location: 43.36ºS, 73.80ºW
Depth: 47km
Date time: 2016-12-25 14:22:28.2 UTC
Distances:

  • 1,133 km S of Santiago, Chile / pop: 4,838,000
  • 221 km S of Puerto Montt, Chile / pop: 161,000
  • 31 km SW of Puerto Quellón, Chile / pop: 21,900

 

...PTWC TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...

EVALUATION
----------

  * AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.7 OCCURRED IN
    SOUTHERN CHILE AT 1422 UTC ON SUNDAY DECEMBER 25 2016.

  *  BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE 
     FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.
TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
---------------------------------

  * TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
    POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

      CHILE.
ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

  * ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
    FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
    ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
    LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
    WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

    LOCATION         REGION             COORDINATES    ETA(UTC)
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    CORRAL           CHILE             39.8S  73.5W   1522 12/25
    GOLFO DE PENAS   CHILE             47.1S  74.9W   1531 12/25
    TALCAHUANO       CHILE             36.7S  73.1W   1548 12/25
    PUERTO MONTT     CHILE             41.5S  73.0W   1701 12/25
 

 

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114 – UPDATE 001220

Posted by feww on December 20, 2016

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114 – UPDATE 001220

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114 – UPDATE 001217

Posted by feww on December 17, 2016

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 FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114 – UPDATE 001217

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes PNG

Posted by feww on December 17, 2016

M7.9 EQ Strikes 46km E of Taron, New Ireland, PNG

Magnitude: 7.9 mww [USGS/EHP]
Depth: 103.2 km
Location: 4.509°S, 153.450°E [46km E of Taron, New Ireland, PNG]
Time: 2016-12-17 @ 10:51:12.570 (UTC)

This EQ has NOT generated a destructive Pacific-wide tsunami.

Aftershocks:

M6.3 – 169km SE of Taron, Papua New Guinea
depth of 35.9 km [revised]
2016-12-17 11:27:41 (UTC)

M5.5 – 56km E of Taron, Papua New Guinea
depth: 89.2km
2016-12-17 11:22:39 (UTC)

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED
http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/text.php?id=pacific.TSUPAC.2016.12.17.1125
---------------------------------

  * TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE
    POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

      PAPUA NEW GUINEA.


  * TSUNAMI WAVES ARE FORECAST TO BE LESS THAN 0.3 METERS ABOVE
    THE TIDE LEVEL FOR ALL OTHER AREAS.

  * ACTUAL AMPLITUDES AT THE COAST MAY VARY FROM FORECAST
    AMPLITUDES DUE TO UNCERTAINTIES IN THE FORECAST AND LOCAL
    FEATURES. IN PARTICULAR MAXIMUM TSUNAMI AMPLITUDES ON ATOLLS
    AND AT LOCATIONS WITH FRINGING OR BARRIER REEFS WILL LIKELY
    BE MUCH SMALLER THAN THE FORECAST INDICATES.

  * FOR OTHER AREAS COVERED BY THIS PRODUCT A FORECAST HAS NOT
    YET BEEN COMPUTED. THE FORECAST WILL BE EXPANDED IF
    NECESSARY IN SUBSEQUENT PRODUCTS.


RECOMMENDED ACTIONS
-------------------

  * GOVERNMENT AGENCIES RESPONSIBLE FOR THREATENED COASTAL AREAS
    SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO INFORM AND INSTRUCT ANY COASTAL
    POPULATIONS AT RISK IN ACCORDANCE WITH THEIR OWN
    EVALUATION... PROCEDURES AND THE LEVEL OF THREAT.

  * PERSONS LOCATED IN THREATENED COASTAL AREAS SHOULD STAY ALERT
    FOR INFORMATION AND FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS FROM NATIONAL AND
    LOCAL AUTHORITIES.


ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL
--------------------------

  * ESTIMATED TIMES OF ARRIVAL -ETA- OF THE INITIAL TSUNAMI WAVE
    FOR PLACES WITHIN THREATENED REGIONS ARE GIVEN BELOW. ACTUAL
    ARRIVAL TIMES MAY DIFFER AND THE INITIAL WAVE MAY NOT BE THE
    LARGEST. A TSUNAMI IS A SERIES OF WAVES AND THE TIME BETWEEN
    WAVES CAN BE FIVE MINUTES TO ONE HOUR.

    LOCATION         REGION             COORDINATES    ETA(UTC)
    ------------------------------------------------------------
    AMUN             PAPUA NEW GUINEA   6.0S 154.7E   1121 12/17
    RABAUL           PAPUA NEW GUINEA   4.2S 152.3E   1123 12/17
    KIETA            PAPUA NEW GUINEA   6.1S 155.6E   1125 12/17
    FALAMAE          SOLOMON ISLANDS    7.4S 155.6E   1132 12/17
    WOODLARK ISLAND  PAPUA NEW GUINEA   9.0S 152.9E   1133 12/17
    KAVIENG          PAPUA NEW GUINEA   2.5S 150.7E   1146 12/17
    ULAMONA          PAPUA NEW GUINEA   5.0S 151.3E   1156 12/17
    LAE              PAPUA NEW GUINEA   6.8S 147.0E   1203 12/17
    PORT MORESBY     PAPUA NEW GUINEA   9.3S 146.9E   1339 12/17

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Powerful Aftershocks Plague Makira, Solomon Islands

Posted by feww on December 10, 2016

51 Significant aftershocks rattle the island of Makira (San Cristobal)

A 6.9Mw aftershock, the largest so far, followed the M7.8 earthquake that struck the region on December 8, according to USGS/EHP.

EQ Details

  • M 6.9 – 94km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
  • Location: 10.730°S 161.107°E
  • Depth: 20.6 km
  • Time: 2016-12-09 19:10:07 (UTC)
eq-locatkion-map-makira

Solomon Islands. Earthquake Location Map. 52 Earthquakes on the map. Source: USGS/EHP.

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001204 – UPDATE

Posted by feww on December 9, 2016

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FEWW Tectonics Forecast 001204 – UPDATE 001209 

  • Details of original FORECAST and UPDATE are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

 

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M7.8 Quake Strikes Solomon Islands

Posted by feww on December 9, 2016

M7.8 earthquake strikes 69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands

The quake struck at a depth of 41km, according to USGS/EHP.

NO threat of Pacific-wide tsunami as a result of this earthquake.

EQ Details

  • Magnitude: 7.8Mw
  • Location: 10.676°S, 161.330°E; depth of 41km;  69km WSW of Kirakira, Solomon Islands
  • Time: 2016-12-08 17:38:46 UTC

Aftershocks: At least 20 significant aftershocks, measuring up to M6.5, struck the region as of posting.

M6.5 earthquake strikes 160km W of Ferndale, California

EQ Details

  • Magnitude: 6.5Mwb
  • Location: 40.475°N, 126.153°W; depth of 12.1km; 160km W of Ferndale, California
  • Time: 2016-12-08 14:49:46 UTC

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Deadly Earthquake Destroys Hundreds of Buildings in N. Sumatra

Posted by feww on December 7, 2016

EQ kills 120, destroys hundreds of homes, business, mosques in Aceh, Indonesia

Magnitude: 6.5Mww
Location: 5.281°N,   96.108°E;  19km SE of Sigli, Indonesia
Depth: 8.2km
Time: 2016-12-06 @ 22:03:32 UTC

  • Pidie Jaya [population ~ 140,000] bore the brunt of the damage.
  • Casualties as of posting: 120 dead; more than 400 injured or missing.
  • Damage: about 340 homes and businesses as well as 16 mosques have been destroyed.

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001204

Posted by feww on December 4, 2016

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001204

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001124

Posted by feww on November 24, 2016

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001124

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes Fukushima Coast, Japan

Posted by feww on November 22, 2016

M7.3 quake generates tsunami waves of up to 1.8m*

Major tsunami warnings have been downgraded to tsunami advisories.

Earthquake Details [JMA]
Magnitude: 7.3
Coordinates: 37.3N, 141.6E
Region: FUKUSHIMA COAST (Offshore), Japan
Depth: 10km
Time: 2016-11-21 20:59:49 UTC

*Tsunami Heights at MIYAGI and FUKUSHIMA Prefectures UNKNOWN/ UNDECLARED, as of posting.

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114

Posted by feww on November 14, 2016

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FIRE-EARTH Tectonics Forecast 001114

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: Mass Evacuation Underway in New Zealand amid Major Seismic, Tsunami Threats

Posted by feww on November 14, 2016

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Thousands of people evacuated amid powerful aftershocks, threat of tsunamis, dam collapsing on the Clarence River

Large Earthquake, measuring 7.8Mw, has killed at least 2 people in New Zealand and caused extensive damage to private and public property, destroying roads and other infrastructure, according to the government and local news.

  • Significant aftershocks, measuring up to 6.5Mw, have struck eastern and central New Zealand tonight, leaving thousands of residents and tourists stranded.
    • M6.5 struck about 38km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand, at a depth of about 10km at 00:34:22 (UTC) today (2016-11-14).
  •   More than 500 aftershocks have struck the region, since a large 7.8 magnitude quake struck the South Island.
  • Up to a hundred buildings have been damaged in Wellington Central Business District, hundreds of kms from the epicenter.
  • A navy boat is on its way from Auckland to help evacuate thousands of stranded tourists. Authorities are also considering using Air Force aircraft.
  • Tsunami alerts are in place for ALL coastal areas of New Zealand.
  • Tsunami waves of up to 5 meters are expected.
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FIRE-EARTH Alert: EQNZ – M7.8, Tsunami Warnings

Posted by feww on November 13, 2016

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Powerful Earthquake Strikes NNE of Christchurch, NZ

Magnitude: 7.8Mw

Location: 42.757°S, 173.077°E
Depth: 23.0km
Time: 2016-11-13 11:02:56UTC
Distances:

  • 93.5 km (58.1 mi) NNE Christchurch, New Zealand
  • 53km NNE of Amberley, New Zealand [USGS]

Tsunami Threat: Tsunami warnings have been issued for many New Zealand coastal areas.

Estimated Economic Losses: Up to US$1 billion, probability of 34%

Significant Aftershocks:

M5.2
26km W of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:37:45 (UTC)

M5.2
51km N of Amberley, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:25:55 (UTC)
9.6 km

M4.9
23km NW of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:20:44 (UTC)
10.5 km

M5.0
46km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand
2016-11-13 12:04:15 (UTC)
13.7 km

M5.8
17km N of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:52:43 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.7
32km SSE of Blenheim, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:41:49 (UTC)
10.0 km

M6.2
28km NW of Kaikoura, New Zealand
2016-11-13 11:32:07 (UTC)
10.0 km

“The initial earthquake was felt widely throughout New Zealand. Currently, there are more than 15,000 Felt reports.There have already been many aftershocks recorded, the largest has a magnitude of 6.2.”

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: OKLC

Posted by feww on November 7, 2016

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FIRE-EARTH Alert: M5.0 Earthquake Rattles Oklahoma

  • Details of the Alert are available from FIRE-EARTH PULSARS.

 

 

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