Strong Earthquake Bouvet Island Region 15-Apr-14 (E141050357)

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Automated Preliminary Details – subject to review.

Derived from Event Data Source: USGS. See details below
Magnitude 6.9 [subject to review and confirmation]
This link shows the event and any aftershocks during the following month using the IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Date-Time: 2014-04-15T03:57:02.150Z UTC
  • Earthquake location: 53.527°S, 8.704°E
  • Seismic Region: 32 – Atlantic Ocean
  • Seismic Geo Area: 4120 – Bouvet Island Region
  • Earthquake depth: 11.7 km
  • Distances:
    1. 364km (226mi) ENE of Bouvet Island, Bouvet Island
    2. 2279km (1416mi) SSW of Hermanus, South Africa
    3. 2291km (1423mi) SSW of Bredasdorp, South Africa
    4. 2301km (1429mi) SSW of Grabouw, South Africa
    5. 3092km (1921mi) SSW of Maseru, Lesotho
  • Tsunamigenic: YES (Note this does not means there was a tsunami, just that the earthquake has characteristics that could cause a tsunami.)
  • Felt reports?: No
  • Status: REVIEWED
  • Event ID: usb000pkxl

Mag 6+ events in region in the last 20 years ~500 miles radius of the event (Max 100) from IRIS
(The current event may not appear for a few minutes or so after the time.)
The above events in the IRIS Earthquake Browser 3D viewer


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One Response to Strong Earthquake Bouvet Island Region 15-Apr-14 (E141050357)

  1. Pingback: Weekly Geophysical: 18 April 2014 | QVS Data

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