Archive | March 20, 2021

MAGNITUDE 7.0 NEAR EAST COAST OF HONSHU, JAPAN

Subject to change
Depth: 60 km

Distances: 66 km NE of Sendai, Japan / pop: 1,063,000 / local time: 18:09:46.5 2021-03-20

25 km NE of Ishinomaki, Japan / pop: 117,000 / local time: 18:09:46.5 2021-03-20
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MAGNITUDE 6.1 WEST OF MACQUARIE ISLAND

Subject to change
Depth: 10 km

Distances: 1876 km SSE of Hobart, Australia / pop: 216,000 / local time: 16:19:31.3 2021-03-20

1847 km SSE of Cygnet, Australia / pop: 1,500 / local time: 16:19:31.3 2021-03-20
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MAGNITUDE 5.7 GUERRERO, MEXICO

Subject to change
Depth: 30 km

Distances: 121 km E of Acapulco de Juárez, Mexico / pop: 673,000 / local time: 21:06:33.8 2021-03-19

13 km SSW of San Luis Acatlán, Mexico / pop: 8,200 / local time: 21:06:33.8 2021-03-19
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MAGNITUDE 5.8 NORTHERN MID ATLANTIC RIDGE

Subject to change
Depth: 2 km

Distances: 1452 km SW of Cork, Ireland / pop: 190,000 / local time: 01:49:17.1 2021-03-20

917 km N of Santa Cruz da Graciosa, Portugal / pop: 1,700 / local time: 00:49:17.1 2021-03-20
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GEOMAGNETIC STORM IN PROGRESS – Kp Index is at level 6 – Scale of G2 – Moderate

***ALERT***
No photo description available.
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

MAGNITUDE 5.7 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, NEW ZEALAND

    
Subject to change

Depth: 198 km

Distances: 326 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand / pop: 110,000 / local time: 07:52:43.9 2021-03-20
299 km NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand / pop: 18,600 / local time: 07:52:43.9 2021-03-20
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MAGNITUDE 5.7 EASTERN XIZANG

Subject to change
Depth: 10 km

Distances: 304 km NNE of Lhasa, China / pop: 118,000 / local time: 14:11:27.2 2021-03-19

95 km NE of Nagqu, China / pop: 30,000 / local time: 14:11:27.2 2021-03-19
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MAGNITUDE 5.5 D’ENTRECASTEAUX ISLANDS REGION

Subject to change
Depth: 10 km

Distances: 485 km WSW of Honiara, Solomon Islands / pop: 56,200 / local time: 10:39:42.5 2021-03-19

212 km SSW of Gizo, Solomon Islands / pop: 6,100 / local time: 10:39:42.5 2021-03-19
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MAGNITUDE 3.5 PORTUGAL

Subject to change
Depth: 18 km

Distances: 315 km WNW of Sevilla, Spain / pop: 703,000 / local time: 10:51:36.7 2021-03-18

12 km N of Lisbon, Portugal / pop: 517,000 / local time: 09:51:36.7 2021-03-18
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