Archive | August 18, 2017

MAGNITUDE 4.9 PUERTO RICO REGION

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=612814

Subject to change

Depth: 30 km

Distances: 74 km NW of San Juan, Puerto Rico / pop: 419,000 / local time: 16:12:57.1 2017-08-18
49 km N of Arecibo, Puerto Rico / pop: 49,400 / local time: 16:12:57.1 2017-08-18

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GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS Kp Index is at level 5

***ALERT***

GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS
Kp Index is at level 5
Scale of G1

Minor

Power systems: weak power grid fluctuations can occur.
Spacecraft operations: minor impact on satellite operations possible.
Other systems: migratory animals are affected at this and higher levels

MAGNITUDE 5.2 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=612803

Subject to change

Depth: 10 km

Distances: 928 km S of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: 07:52:24.6 2017-08-19
1370 km SE of Suva, Fiji / pop: 77,400 / local time: 06:52:24.6 2017-08-19
1547 km NE of Wellington, New Zealand / pop: 382,000 / local time: 06:52:24.6 2017-08-19

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