Category Archives: Downgraded magnitude

Earthquake magnitude has been downgraded but is still Mag 6.0+

Moderate Earthquake D’entrecasteaux Islands Region 17-Nov-14 (E143210106)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Details – subject to review. Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below Magnitude 6.1 5.8 Mw [subject to further review] This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month … Continue reading

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Mag 6.7 Earthquake Nr Coast Of Northern Chile 16-Mar-14 (E140752116)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Details Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below Magnitude 6.7 [Reviewed – Initial 7.0] This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser Date-Time: … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.9 Mwb Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge 05-Sep-13 (b000ji6r)

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Magnitude 6.7 Mw Sea Of Okhotsk 24-May-13 (b000h543)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Created using the following data sources: USGS, EMSC-CESM and GFZ Potsdam USGS downgraded from Mag 6.8 on 01 June 2013 2:38pm GMT. (Jump to my comment on this)

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Magnitude 5.9 Taiwan 27-Mar-13

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Derived from Event Data Source: USGS and other sources I said: In view of the moment tensors available it is my opinion that this earthquake will eventually be downgraded to Mag 5.9. Both the … Continue reading

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Magnitude 5.9 east of the Kuril Islands 24-Mar-13

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Magnitude 5.9 South Sandwich Islands region 19-Mar-13

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Posted in 10 - Southern Antilles, 153 - S. Sandwich Isls Region, Downgraded magnitude, Earthquakes 2013, Mag 6 < Downgraded to 5 | Tagged , , | 1 Comment