Category Archives: Mag 5+ Upgraded

Earthquake was upgraded from below mag 6 to ma6 or higher.

Magnitude 6.0 Guerrero. Mexico 22-Apr-13

See source attribution and disclaimer notice I am including this one in the list as EMSC and GFZ currently have this at Mag 6.1 and I believe that USGS will raise the magnitude later on. It is NOT in the … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.0 near the east coast of Honshu. Japan 17-Apr-13

See source attribution and disclaimer notice Derived from Event Data Sources: USGS, GFZ Potsdam and EMSC-CSEM (USGS only) This earthquake was not upgraded in the ANSS catalogue. I have added this one which was just upgraded from 5.9Mw to 6.0Mi … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.0 central Peru 10-Nov-12

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Magnitude 6.0 Kuril Islands 08-Jul-12 (b000b0ua)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice USGS Earthquakes details pages This was originally promulgated as a Magnitude 5.8 Mw despite the fact that others including EMSC had this as a Magnitude 6.0 Mw. I made a temporary post for the … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.1 northern Sumatra. Indonesia 23-Jun-12 (b000anms)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice USGS Earthquakes details pages See the Provider Magnitude Comparison 2012 tables The GS on the phase data page value appears to be the average of the Mwp values. This upgrade was expected and as … Continue reading

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Magnitude 6.0 western Indian-Antarctic Ridge 23-May-12 (b0009x8f)

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Magnitude 6.0 off the coast of Oregon 11-Apr-12 (c00090yf)

See source attribution and disclaimer notice USGS Earthquakes details pages no longer available Note: This was an upgrade (or change of scale) from 5.9 mb to 6.0 Mw

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