Magnitude 6.0 offshore Taitung City. Taiwan 11-Apr-12 (2012zgm1)

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This quake was apparently in the interactive map on USGS but never appeared in the text file that so many automated blogs use.


THIS QUAKE IS DELETED – IT MAY NEVER HAVE EXISTED!
2012zgm1 Image © USGS. Click link above for main details

  • Magnitude: 6.0 Ms
  • Date-Time:
    • Wednesday, April 11, 2012 @ 14:46:23
    • Location: 22.647°N,  121.600°E
    • Depth: 10.0 km
    • Region: offshore Taitung City. Taiwan
    • Distances:
      • 48km (29mi) from Taitung City, Taiwan
      • 113km (70mi) from Hengchun, Taiwan
      • 128km (79mi) from Yujing, Taiwan
      • 132km (82mi) from Kaohsiung, Taiwan
      • 766km (475mi) from Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    • Event ID: us2012zgm1

    Location Shake maps Seismicity map
    P-Wave travel times Phase/Tensor data Tsunami bulletin
    Other links (Tsunami bulletin not available for all events)
    Lunar and Celestial Data in QVS Earthquake Reports: N/A yet

    Location Map
    Location in Google Maps
    2012zgm1 location
    Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

    Shake Map
    2012zgm1 intensity

    2012zgm1 alertfatal
    2012zgm1 alertecon

    Shaking Intensity Map
    2012zgm1 exposure

    Shaking Intensity Legend
    2012zgm1 expolegend

    Historic Seismicity 2012
    2012zgm1 hs2012

    Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

    P-Wave travel times
    2012zgm1 traveltimes

    Theoretical P-Wave Travel Times
    City Distance
    (degrees)
    Travel Time
    (min:secs)
    Arrival Time
    UTC
    Phase
    Beijing, China 17.77 4:07.5 14:50:30.5 Pn
    Tokyo, Japan 20.44 4:37.5 14:51:00.5 P
    Agana, Guam 23.80 5:12.9 14:51:35.9 P
    Kathmandu, Nepal 33.14 6:36.4 14:52:59.4 P
    Brisbane, Australia 58.35 9:55.2 14:56:18.2 P
    Moscow, Russia 68.21 11:00.7 14:57:23.7 P
    Anchorage, Alaska 69.72 11:10.1 14:57:33.1 P
    Honolulu, Hawaii 73.77 11:34.5 14:57:57.5 P
    Wellington, New Zealand 80.46 12:12.0 14:58:35.0 P
    Bergen, Norway 82.59 12:23.3 14:58:46.3 P
    Nairobi, Kenya 85.66 12:38.9 14:59:01.9 P
    Rome, Italy 88.35 12:52.0 14:59:15.0 P
    Seattle, Washington 89.50 12:57.3 14:59:20.3 P
    London, England 90.31 13:01.1 14:59:24.1 P
    San Francisco, California 95.01 13:22.8 14:59:45.8 P
    Los Angeles, California 99.91 13:44.7 15:00:07.7 Pdiff
    Golden, Colorado 104.12 14:03.4 15:00:26.4 Pdiff
    Phoenix, Arizona 104.34 14:04.4 15:00:27.4 Pdiff
    Duluth, Minnesota 104.50 14:05.1 15:00:28.1 Pdiff
    Albuquerque, New Mexico 106.61 14:14.4 15:00:37.4 Pdiff
    Wichita, Kansas 109.65 14:27.9 15:00:50.9 Pdiff
    Ottawa, Canada 110.47 14:31.5 15:00:54.5 Pdiff
    St. Louis, Missouri 112.10 14:38.8 15:01:01.8 Pdiff
    Bangor, Maine 112.23 14:39.4 15:01:02.4 Pdiff
    Boston, Massachusetts 114.31 14:48.6 15:01:11.6 Pdiff
    New York, New York 115.33 14:53.1 15:01:16.1 Pdiff
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 115.81 14:55.2 15:01:18.2 Pdiff
    Washington, D.C. 116.35 14:57.7 15:01:20.7 Pdiff
    Knoxville, Tennessee 116.47 14:58.2 15:01:21.2 Pdiff
    Brownsville, Texas 118.66 15:07.9 15:01:30.9 Pdiff
    Mexico City, Mexico 122.28 15:24.0 15:01:47.0 Pdiff
    Miami, Florida 127.46 15:47.0 15:02:10.0 Pdiff
    Palmer Station, Antarctica 134.73 16:19.2 15:02:42.2 Pdiff
    San Juan, Puerto Rico 138.44 16:35.7 15:02:58.7 Pdiff
    Lima, Peru 159.37 19:59.8 15:06:22.8 PKPdf

    Moment Tensor Solutions(Notes)

    USGS Centroid Moment Solution not available at this time.

    USGS Body-Wave Moment Tensor Solution not available at this time.

    USGS WPhase Moment Solution not available at this time.

    Historic Tensor Solutions
    2012zgm1 historictensormoments

    Phase Data (By arrival time)
    Phase data currently not available

    Tsunami Information
    No tsunami bulletin issued by NOAA from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre

    Details Location Shake maps
    Seismicity map P-Wave travel times Phase data

    Other Links
    PAGER details and PDF link.
    The PAGER archive includes Significant Earthquakes since 2008.

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