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Latest Significant Earthquakes

Posted by feww on August 5, 2010

Summary of Significant Seismic Events in the Last 36 Hours

[NOTE: Allow an additional  0.3Mw  to 0.6Mw to compensate for USGS/EHP political downgrading of the following quake magnitudes.]

Magnitude 7.0 – NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

  • Date-Time: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 22:01:43 UTC
  • Location 5.768°S, 150.776°E
  • Depth 44 km (27.3 miles) set by location program

10-degree Map Centered at 5°S,150°E


Earthquake Location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Enhanced by FEWW.

Magnitude 6.0 – EAST OF THE KURIL ISLANDS

  • Date-Time: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 23:48:02 UTC
  • Location: 45.964°N, 153.216°E
  • Depth: 33.6 km (20.9 miles)

Magnitude 6.4 – ANDREANOF ISLANDS, ALEUTIAN IS., ALASKA

  • Date-Time: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 12:58:24 UTC
  • Location: 51.426°N, 178.607°W
  • Depth 27 km (16.8 miles)

Magnitude 6.4 – EASTERN NEW GUINEA REG, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

  • Date-Time: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 07:15:33 UTC
  • Location: 5.521°S, 146.793°E
  • Depth: 213.6 km (132.7 miles) set by location program

Magnitude 6.0 – SOUTH OF THE FIJI ISLANDS

  • Date-Time: Wednesday, August 04, 2010 at 04:46:21 UTC
  • Location: 26.953°S, 177.148°W
  • Depth: 23.7 km (14.7 miles)

Magnitude: 6.3 – MOLUCCA SEA

  • Date-Time: Tuesday, August 03, 2010 at 12:08:26 UTC
  • Location: 1.243°N, 126.277°E
  • Depth: 42.8 km (26.6 miles)

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M6.3 Earthquake Strikes Kuril Islands

Posted by feww on June 18, 2010

Strong Quake Measuring M6.3 Strikes Kuril Islands Region East of Japan’s Disputed Island of Iturup (Etorofu-tō)

Fire-Earth Comments: This earthquake may have primed for eruption one or more of the volcanoes on the Iturup (Etorofu-tō) island.

Earthquake Details (JMA):

  • Magnitude: 6.3
  • Time and Date:  11:23 JST 18 Jun 2010 – (02:23UTC)
  • Location: 44.0N, 149.5E
  • Depth: 10km
  • Region: Etorofuto Nanto-oki

Distances (USGS/EHP)

  • 100 km (60 miles) SE of Kuril’sk, Kuril Islands
  • 385 km (240 miles) ENE of Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan
  • 475 km (295 miles) ENE of Obihiro, Hokkaido, Japan
  • 7170 km (4450 miles) NE of MOSCOW, Russia

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