Archive | March 11, 2016

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS Kp Index is at level 6

***ALERT***
GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS
Kp Index is at level 6
Scale of G2
Moderate
Power systems: high-latitude power systems may experience voltage alarms, long-duration storms may cause transformer damage.
Spacecraft operations: corrective actions to orientation may be required by ground control; possible changes in drag affect orbit predictions.
Other systems: HF radio propagation can fade at higher latitudes

Kp Index NOAA 11.03.16 21.30 hrs UTC

QUAKE SWARM STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

***URGENT ALERT***
Earthquake Swarm
QUAKE SWARM
STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

***BE ALERT***

MAGNITUDE 5.3 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10004wp4#general_region

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 62km (39mi) NNE of Al Hoceima, Morocco
64km (40mi) NNE of Tirhanimine, Morocco
69km (43mi) NNE of Imzourene, Morocco
76km (47mi) NW of Melilla, Spain
166km (103mi) ESE of Gibraltar, Gibraltar

 

MAGNITUDE 5.3 EAST OF KURIL ISLANDS

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/us10004wlr#general_region

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 198km (123mi) ESE of Shikotan, Russia
281km (175mi) E of Nemuro, Japan
320km (199mi) E of Shibetsu, Japan
379km (235mi) E of Kushiro, Japan
1156km (718mi) NE of Tokyo, Japan

 

MAGNITUDE 5.2 NORTHERN EAST PACIFIC RISE

http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=493370

Subject To Change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 1312 km S of Mexico City, Mexico / pop: 12,294,193 / local time: 06:48:39.5 2016-03-10
1570 km SW of Guatemala City, Guatemala / pop: 994,938 / local time: 06:48:39.5 2016-03-10
1663 km W of San Salvador, El Salvador / pop: 525,990 / local time: 06:48:39.5 2016-03-10

 
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