Magnitude 6.2 Drake Passage 14-Apr-12 (c00093ie)

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LDEO: 2012  4 14 10 56 16.0  -57.75  -65.75 33.0  6.3  DRAKE PASSAGE

Magnitude 6.2
Date-Time Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10:56:18 UTC
Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 06:56:18 AM at epicenter
Location 57.588°S, 65.414°W
Depth 9.9 km (6.2 miles)
Region DRAKE PASSAGE
Distances 358 km (222 miles) SSE of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
447 km (277 miles) SSE of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
604 km (375 miles) SSE of Punta Arenas, Magallanes, Chile
816 km (507 miles) SSW of STANLEY, Falkland Islands
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 17.8 km (11.1 miles); depth +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles)
Parameters NST=163, Nph=163, Dmin=812.6 km, Rmss=1.42 sec, Gp= 61°,
M-type=regional moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc00093ie
Location Shake map Seismic Hazard maps
P-Wave travel times Phase/Tensor data Tsunami bulletin
Other links (Tsunami bulletin not available for all events)

Location Map
Location in Google Maps
c00093ie location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Shake Map
c00093ie shake

Seismic Hazard Map
c00093ie shazard
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Historic Seismicity 2012
c00093ie hs2012

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

P-Wave travel times
c00093ie travel

City Distance
(degrees)
Travel Time
(min:secs)
Arrival Time
UTC
Phase
Palmer Station, Antarctica 10.24 2:27.0 10:58:45.0 Pn
Lima, Peru 46.26 8:25.4 11:04:43.4 P
Wellington, New Zealand 69.39 11:08.1 11:07:26.1 P
San Juan, Puerto Rico 75.78 11:46.1 11:08:04.1 P
Mexico City, Mexico 81.70 12:18.7 11:08:36.7 P
Miami, Florida 83.95 12:30.3 11:08:48.3 P
Brownsville, Texas 87.42 12:47.5 11:09:05.5 P
Brisbane, Australia 89.31 12:56.5 11:09:14.5 P
Knoxville, Tennessee 94.65 13:21.1 11:09:39.1 P
Nairobi, Kenya 95.48 13:24.9 11:09:42.9 P
Washington, D.C. 96.61 13:30.0 11:09:48.0 P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 97.51 13:34.1 11:09:52.1 P
St. Louis, Missouri 98.14 13:36.8 11:09:54.8 P
New York, New York 98.20 13:37.1 11:09:55.1 P
Albuquerque, New Mexico 98.61 13:38.9 11:09:56.9 Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 98.71 13:39.4 11:09:57.4 Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 98.81 13:39.8 11:09:57.8 Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 99.66 13:43.6 11:10:01.6 Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 101.50 13:51.8 11:10:09.8 Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 102.05 13:54.2 11:10:12.2 Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 102.56 13:56.5 11:10:14.5 Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 102.99 13:58.4 11:10:16.4 Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 106.32 14:13.1 11:10:31.1 Pdiff
San Francisco, California 106.35 14:13.3 11:10:31.3 Pdiff
Honolulu, Hawaii 109.01 14:25.1 11:10:43.1 Pdiff
Seattle, Washington 115.08 14:52.1 11:11:10.1 Pdiff
Rome, Italy 118.43 15:06.9 11:11:24.9 Pdiff
London, England 121.11 15:18.8 11:11:36.8 Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 130.01 15:58.3 11:12:16.3 Pdiff
Agana, Guam 130.39 16:00.0 11:12:18.0 Pdiff
Anchorage, Alaska 135.42 16:22.3 11:12:40.3 Pdiff
Moscow, Russia 139.82 16:41.9 11:12:59.9 Pdiff
Kathmandu, Nepal 143.72 16:59.2 11:13:17.2 Pdiff
Tokyo, Japan 152.38 19:50.1 11:16:08.1 PKPdf
Beijing, China 162.27 20:03.2 11:16:21.2 PKPdf

Moment Tensor Solutions
(Notes)

Global CMT Project Moment Tensor Solution

USGS Body-Wave Moment Tensor Solution

12/04/14 10:56:18.48

Epicenter: -57.577  -65.435
MW 6.2

USGS MOMENT TENSOR SOLUTION
Depth   7         No. of sta: 35
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
  Mrr= 0.61       Mtt= 1.43
  Mpp=-2.04       Mrt=-0.59
  Mrp=-0.39       Mtp= 1.85
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  2.49  Plg=20  Azm=156
  N        0.36      70      342
  P       -2.85       2      247

Best Double Couple:Mo=2.7*10**18
 NP1:Strike=293 Dip=74 Slip=  13
 NP2:       200     77       164

USGS WPhase Moment Solution

12/ 4/14 10:56:18.00

Epicenter: -57.588  -65.414
MW 6.2

USGS/WPHASE CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
12/ 4/14 10:56:18.00
Centroid:  -57.588  -65.414
Depth  15         No. of sta: 14
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
  Mrr= 0.98       Mtt= 1.19
  Mpp=-2.18       Mrt=-0.78
  Mrp= 0.02       Mtp= 1.03
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  2.02  Plg=35  Azm=166
  N     =  0.46      53      338
  P     = -2.48       3       73

Best Double Couple:Mo=2.3*10**18
 NP1:Strike=204 Dip=62 Slip= 156
 NP2:       306     69        30

Phase Data

     14 APR 2012  (105)

     ot  = 10:56:18.84   +/-   2.89              DRAKE PASSAGE                   
     lat =     -57.588   +/-    9.3
     lon =     -65.414   +/-   11.4              MAGNITUDE 6.1 (GS)       
     dep =         9.9   +/-    3.7   

     359 km (223 miles) SSE of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
     448 km (278 miles) SSE of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
     605 km (376 miles) SSE of Punta Arenas, Magallanes, Chile
     2608 km (1619 miles) S of BUENOS AIRES, D.F., Argentina

     nph =  150 of 169    se = 1.42    FE=149                            A   

     error ellipse = (111.0,  0.0, 17.8; 21.0,  2.0, 13.6;216.0, 87.0,  5.7)

 mb = 6.2 ( 71)  ML = 6.4 (  2)  mblg = 5.1 (  2)  md = 0.0 (  0)  MS = 0.0 (  0)

 sta  phase     arrival     res   dist azm    amp  per mag     amp  per mag  sta
 EFI  ePn     10:58:04.23  -1.1    7.3  39 L:1.5+1 .95 6.5  g:2.1+0 1.1 5.1  EFI 
      eSn     10:59:19.70  S res =  -8.5X
 CHRN ePn     10:58:59.67  -1.5   11.4 334                                   CHRN
 HOPE ePn     11:00:12.15   2.3   16.5  91 b:2.6+3 1.3 6.2                   HOPE
 PLCA ePn     11:00:19.54   0.5   17.2 347 b:2.1+3 1.4 6.1                   PLCA
 TRQA eP      11:00:48.32   0.5   19.7   8 b:2.3+3 1.2 6.4                   TRQA
 PEL  eP      11:01:39.01  -1.0   24.7 349 b:1.9+3 1.1 6.7                   PEL 
 ROC1 eP      11:01:41.78  -0.3   24.9 349 b:1.3+3 1.3 6.4                   ROC1
 SNAA eP      11:02:15.19   0.2   28.6 144 b:3.9+2 1.2 6.1                   SNAA
 LCO  eP      11:02:15.92  -1.2   28.8 350 b:4.7+2 1.4 6.1                   LCO 
 CPUP eP      11:02:43.92   0.9   31.8  14 b:2.0+2 1.5 5.8                   CPUP
 QSPA eP      11:02:50.08  -0.6   32.6 180 b:9.8+2 1.1 6.6                   QSPA
 PB10 eP      11:03:03.64  -1.1   34.2 352 b:5.5+2 1.5 6.3                   PB10
 PB04 eP      11:03:13.09  -1.7   35.4 352 b:5.6+2 1.6 6.2                   PB04
 SPB  eP      11:03:23.19   0.2   36.4  29 b:1.6+2 1.1 5.8                   SPB 
 PB01 eP      11:03:24.52  -0.7   36.6 354 b:1.0+3 1.7 6.3                   PB01
 PB11 eP      11:03:35.70  -0.5   37.9 354 b:5.7+2 1.3 6.2                   PB11
 MNMC eP      11:03:41.35  -0.3   38.5 354 b:8.1+2 1.7 6.2                   MNMC
 SBA  eP      11:04:02.75   0.6   41.1 195 b:2.9+2 1.3 5.8                   SBA 
 LPAZ eP      11:04:04.00  -0.9   41.3 356 b:5.0+2 1.4 6.0                   LPAZ
 VNDA eP      11:04:11.08   1.4   42.0 194 b:2.9+2 1.7 5.7                   VNDA
 SAML eP      11:05:01.12  -1.0   48.5   3 b:4.2+2 1.4 6.3                   SAML
 MAW  eP      11:05:07.56  -0.7   49.4 157 b:5.6+1 1.3 5.4                   MAW 
 CASY eP      11:05:59.10  -0.6   56.4 178 b:1.0+3 2.0 6.5                   CASY
 RCBR eP      11:06:01.43   0.1   56.5  36 b:1.3+2 1.5 5.7                   RCBR
 PTGA eP      11:06:02.62  -0.9   56.8   7 b:2.0+2 1.4 5.9                   PTGA
 OTAV eP      11:06:16.73   0.5   58.6 345 b:7.0+2 1.5 6.5                   OTAV
 TUMC eP      11:06:25.83  -1.0   60.2 345 b:9.6+2 1.6 6.7                   TUMC
 SUR  eP      11:06:35.38   0.4   61.4 106 b:1.2+2 .95 6.0                   SUR 
 PRAC eP      11:06:35.78  -0.4   61.6 349 b:7.2+2 1.7 6.6                   PRAC
 ROSC eP      11:06:44.32   0.4   62.7 350                                   ROSC
 RUSC eP      11:06:48.76  -1.5   63.6 352 b:2.7+2 1.4 6.3                   RUSC
 HELC eP      11:06:52.06  -1.6   64.1 349 b:4.3+2 1.5 6.4                   HELC
 SDV  eP      11:07:06.97  -1.0   66.4 354 b:2.4+2 1.5 6.2                   SDV 
 BOSA eP      11:07:09.40  -0.4   66.7 107 b:3.3+2 1.8 6.2                   BOSA
 BCIP eP      11:07:14.79  -0.4   67.6 345 b:9.9+2 1.6 6.8                   BCIP
 ODZ  eP      11:07:15.97   0.7   67.6 219 b:2.0+2 1.6 6.1                   ODZ 
 WHZ  eP      11:07:17.62   1.4   67.8 217 b:3.1+2 1.8 6.2                   WHZ 
 MLZ  eP      11:07:18.43  -0.4   68.2 218 b:1.5+2 1.4 6.0                   MLZ 
 CRLZ eP      11:07:19.12   0.2X  68.2 222 b:6.3+2 1.7 6.5                   CRLZ
 MQZ  eP      11:07:19.55   1.4   68.1 222 b:6.4+2 1.8 6.5                   MQZ 
 LBZ  eP      11:07:19.90   0.0   68.3 220 b:2.4+2 1.6 6.1                   LBZ 
 DCZ  eP      11:07:20.13  -0.1   68.4 217 b:7.8+1 1.0 5.8                   DCZ 
 OXZ  eP      11:07:21.12  -0.6   68.6 221 b:1.9+2 1.3 6.1                   OXZ 
 RPZ  eP      11:07:21.83   0.1   68.6 220 b:4.5+2 1.9 6.3                   RPZ 
 KHZ  eP      11:07:23.48   0.3   68.9 223 b:3.1+2 1.8 6.2                   KHZ 
 LTZ  eP      11:07:23.95  -0.2   69.0 222 b:2.1+2 1.2 6.2                   LTZ 
 FOZ  eP      11:07:24.42  -0.9   69.2 220 b:3.1+2 1.5 6.2                   FOZ 
 BFZ  eP      11:07:25.66  -0.6X  69.4 226 b:3.4+2 1.5 6.3                   BFZ 
 THZ  eP      11:07:28.57   0.3   69.7 223 b:5.3+2 1.7 6.4                   THZ 
 HDC  eP      11:07:28.69   3.8X  69.1 340 b:1.1+3 1.6 6.8                   HDC 
 LBTB eP      11:07:28.80  -0.5   69.8 105 b:1.8+2 1.2 6.1                   LBTB
 TSUM eP      11:07:32.53   0.1   70.3  95 b:6.2+1 1.0 5.7                   TSUM
 BKZ  eP      11:07:34.17   0.4   70.6 227 b:2.2+2 1.3 6.1                   BKZ 
 URZ  eP      11:07:36.35  -0.6   71.1 228 b:1.3+2 1.1 5.9                   URZ 
 SVB  eP      11:07:38.14   3.6X  70.7   4 b:1.8+2 1.2 6.1                   SVB 
 HIZ  eP      11:07:42.62   1.6   71.8 226 b:2.9+2 1.2 6.2                   HIZ 
 FDF  eP      11:07:42.94  -0.5   72.1   4 b:3.4+2 1.2 6.3                   FDF 
 PPTF eP      11:07:44.04   0.0   72.2 265 b:4.7+2 1.7 6.3                   PPTF
 RAR  eP      11:07:57.78  -0.4   74.6 255 b:4.6+2 1.6 6.3                   RAR 
 ANWB eP      11:07:59.51  -0.8   75.0   4 b:1.2+2 .90 5.9                   ANWB
 SABA eP      11:07:59.94   0.1   75.0   2 b:3.3+2 1.2 6.2                   SABA
 OUZ  eP      11:08:00.16  -0.7   75.1 227 b:1.6+2 1.1 6.0                   OUZ 
 CDVI eP      11:08:00.63   0.3   75.0   1 b:1.4+2 1.1 5.9                   CDVI
 CRPR eP      11:08:00.83  -1.1   75.3 358 b:4.5+2 1.3 6.4                   CRPR
 SMRT eP      11:08:01.09  -1.2   75.4   2 b:5.8+2 1.5 6.4                   SMRT
 CBYP eP      11:08:01.51  -2.0   75.6 360 b:3.0+2 1.5 6.1                   CBYP
 SJG  eP      11:08:01.99  -0.5   75.4 359 b:1.7+2 1.4 5.9                   SJG 
 SEUS eP      11:08:02.82   3.7X  74.8   2 b:4.2+2 1.3 6.3                   SEUS
 MPR  eP      11:08:04.83   1.7   75.5 358 b:7.5+1 1.3 5.6                   MPR 
 STVI eP      11:08:05.16   1.3   75.7   0 b:1.0+2 1.2 5.8                   STVI
 TAU  eP      11:08:06.49  -0.3   76.2 204 b:1.3+2 1.1 5.9                   TAU 
 SDDR eP      11:08:08.92   0.5   76.4 354 b:3.7+2 1.9 6.1                   SDDR
 GTBY eP      11:08:18.32   3.3X  77.6 351 b:2.7+2 1.4 6.1                   GTBY
 WBCY eP      11:08:18.68   2.6   77.8 345                                   WBCY
 LCCY eP      11:08:19.74   3.1X  77.9 346                                   LCCY
 CBCY eP      11:08:20.12   3.3X  78.0 346                                   CBCY
 LSZ  eP      11:08:24.17   0.2   79.2 101                                   LSZ 
 DBIC eP      11:08:30.00  -0.7   80.5  61                                   DBIC
 MYIG eP      11:08:35.83   3.3X  80.9 337                                   MYIG
 LVIG eP      11:08:37.58   2.9   81.3 331                                   LVIG
 CAN  eP      11:08:43.00  -1.1   83.0 208                                   CAN 
 MOIG eP      11:08:45.42   3.5X  82.6 326                                   MOIG
 ABPO eP      11:08:58.31   0.7   85.6 119                                   ABPO
 ZAIG eP      11:08:58.86   0.1   85.9 326                                   ZAIG
 LNIG eP      11:09:02.53  -1.4   87.0 329                                   LNIG
 ARMA eP      11:09:03.51  -0.6   87.0 211                                   ARMA
 KOWA eP      11:09:07.14  -0.4   87.7  59                                   KOWA
 BBOO eP      11:09:07.97  -1.7   88.2 198                                   BBOO
 RER  eP      11:09:08.69   1.6   87.6 127                                   RER 
 MSVF eP      11:09:13.78   2.1   88.5 238                                   MSVF
 MRIV eP      11:09:16.03   1.7   89.1 128                                   MRIV
 NWAO eP      11:09:16.17  -1.3   89.8 182                                   NWAO
 DZM  eP      11:09:16.48  -0.5   89.6 227                                   DZM 
 TIGA eP      11:09:19.26   1.3   90.0 345                                   TIGA
 BRAL eP      11:09:20.39   1.1   90.3 342                                   BRAL
 HPIG eP      11:09:21.97   0.2   90.7 325                                   HPIG
 HKT  eP      11:09:21.98   0.0   90.9 334                                   HKT 
 FORT eP      11:09:23.51  -0.7   91.2 192                                   FORT
 NHSC eP      11:09:24.00   0.5   91.2 348                                   NHSC
 CSU  eP      11:09:25.85   3.0   91.1 348                                   CSU 
 GOGA eP      11:09:25.92  -0.9   91.9 345                                   GOGA
 EIDS eP      11:09:26.17  -1.0   91.9 213                                   EIDS
 LRAL eP      11:09:26.42  -1.2   92.1 342                                   LRAL
 VBMS eP      11:09:28.02   1.1   91.9 339                                   VBMS
 JCT  eP      11:09:28.46  -0.7   92.4 331                                   JCT 
 TX31 eP      11:09:28.72  -0.5   92.4 327                                   TX31
      eP      11:09:29.20   0.0 
 HODGEeP      11:09:29.13  -0.7   92.6 346                                   HODG
 NATX eP      11:09:29.20   0.3   92.4 335                                   NATX
 JSC  eP      11:09:29.31  -0.1   92.5 347                                   JSC 
 KMSC eP      11:09:32.34  -1.1   93.4 347                                   KMSC
 MBAR eP      11:09:32.75   1.0   92.8  96                                   MBAR
 BG3  eP      11:09:33.25  -0.4   93.4 346                                   BG3 
 OXF  eP      11:09:34.90  -1.3   94.0 340                                   OXF 
 PAULIeP      11:09:35.04   2.8   93.1 347                                   PAUL
 WHTX eP      11:09:35.47   2.5   93.2 333                                   WHTX
 PLAL eP      11:09:35.65  -1.6   94.2 341                                   PLAL
 WLAR eP      11:09:35.81  -0.1   93.9 337                                   WLAR
 NCAT eP      11:09:36.07  -0.7   94.1 348                                   NCAT
 SRIG eP      11:09:37.18   4.0X  93.3 319                                   SRIG
 CCAR eP      11:09:39.05   3.4X  93.8 338                                   CCAR
 TKL  eP      11:09:39.07   1.9   94.2 345                                   TKL 
 MIAR eP      11:09:39.29  -0.8   94.8 337                                   MIAR
 TZTN eP      11:09:40.45  -0.6   95.0 345                                   TZTN
 ABTX eP      11:09:40.56   2.3   94.4 332                                   ABTX
 WVT  eP      11:09:40.82  -1.3   95.3 342                                   WVT 
 WHAR eP      11:09:41.39  -0.8   95.3 338                                   WHAR
 MNTX eP      11:09:41.42  -0.1   95.1 327                                   MNTX
 HSIG eP      11:09:41.80   3.5X  94.4 321                                   HSIG
 UALR eP      11:09:42.11   2.2   94.8 338                                   UALR
 W40A eP      11:09:42.30  -0.2   95.3 338                                   W40A
 JSRW eP      11:09:42.32  -0.9   95.5 350                                   JSRW
 VWCC eP      11:09:44.44   2.2   95.3 348                                   VWCC
 IP07 eP      11:09:44.45   0.2   95.7 350                                   IP07
 BLA  eP      11:09:45.00   2.7   95.3 348                                   BLA 
 SPRD eP      11:09:46.06   1.4   95.8 350                                   SPRD
 IP05 eP      11:09:46.72   2.9   95.6 350                                   IP05
 UTMT eP      11:09:46.81   2.9   95.6 341                                   UTMT
 IP01 eP      11:09:46.96   2.6   95.8 350                                   IP01
 CVRD eP      11:09:47.11   2.2   95.9 350                                   CVRD
 MSTX eP      11:09:47.16  -0.8   96.5 329                                   MSTX
 IP03 eP      11:09:47.17   2.4   95.8 350                                   IP03
 EPT  eP      11:09:47.23   3.7X  95.5 326                                   EPT 
 IP04 eP      11:09:47.50   2.4   95.9 350                                   IP04
 IP06 eP      11:09:47.67   3.3   95.8 350                                   IP06
 WMOK eP      11:09:48.31   1.9   96.2 333                                   WMOK
 PBMO eP      11:09:49.04   2.0   96.3 340                                   PBMO
 AS01 eP      11:09:49.89  -2.9   97.5 198                                   AS01
 TUL1 eP      11:09:50.29   2.0   96.6 336                                   TUL1
 AS31 eP      11:09:51.05  -1.7   97.5 198                                   AS31
 WCI  eP      11:09:51.66   1.4   97.1 344                                   WCI 
 USIN eP      11:09:52.24   2.1   97.0 342                                   USIN
 AMTX eP      11:09:53.40   2.9   97.1 331                                   AMTX
 CCM  eP      11:09:54.97   1.6   97.7 340                                   CCM 
 TUC  eP      11:09:55.33   3.5X  97.3 323                                   TUC 
 PSUB eP      11:09:55.37   3.1   97.5 352                                   PSUB
 MVL  eP      11:09:55.59   2.7   97.7 352                                   MVL 
 BLO  eP      11:09:56.44   1.8   98.0 344                                   BLO 
 O56A eP      11:09:57.87   2.8   98.1 350                                   O56A
 BNM  eP      11:09:57.94   4.1X  97.8 326                                   BNM 
 LPM  eP      11:09:58.55   4.1X  97.9 327                                   LPM 
 LAZ  eP      11:09:58.76   4.1X  98.0 326                                   LAZ 
 ODNJ eP      11:09:59.21   2.0   98.6 353                                   ODNJ
 ACSO eP      11:09:59.42   2.4   98.6 346                                   ACSO
 N59A eP      11:09:59.47   2.6   98.5 352                                   N59A
 ANMO eP      11:09:59.72   2.8   98.4 327                                   ANMO
 SSPA eP      11:09:59.72   3.3   98.4 350                                   SSPA
 N54A eP      11:10:01.50   2.8   99.0 349                                   N54A

 Generated 2012 APR 14 at 11:14 UTC

Preliminary Earthquake Report
U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver 

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

Details Location Seismic Hazard maps P-Wave travel times Phase data

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