Weekly Geophysical: 01 Feb 2013


Summary of report week: USGS is listing 28 events, EMSC is listing 29 events and GFX Potsdam is listing 33 events. You can view each of these listings below. 1 active category force storm. Max 7 actively erupting volcanoes over and above the 17 always erupting.

Using converted magnitudes (mb to Mw etc) USGS converts to 83 events and EMSC converts to 79 events. Potsdam events cannot normally be converted as the scale is not known.

Earthquakes for w/e 01 FEB 2013

Full details of Mag 6+ earthquakes can be found here (There were 8 in this report week for the primary provider USGS)

The listings for each of the main global providers is shown below.

28 events from USGS (See expanded details for links)

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-02-01 22:18:35, -11.063, 165.326, 6.4, 22.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 22:16:36, -10.926, 165.450, 6.3, 19.9, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 05:36:40, -11.090, 165.537, 6.0, 9.4, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 02:17:27, -6.950, 147.667, 5.9, 34.8, Eastern New Guinea Region. P.N.G {Map}
2013-02-01 00:18:08, -11.033, 165.333, 5.1, 10.7, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 09:53:43, 55.584, -134.745, 6.0, 9.7, S.Eastern Alaska {Map}
2013-01-31 06:42:10, -10.713, 166.385, 5.1, 35.2, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 05:18:14, -10.566, 166.446, 5.4, 45.7, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 05:16:58, -10.502, 166.200, 5.0, 25.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 04:31:33, -10.934, 165.418, 5.6, 32.9, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 04:10:46, -4.613, 102.515, 5.0, 51.7, Southern Sumatra. Ind. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:58:00, -10.680, 166.391, 5.6, 35.1, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:33:43, -10.627, 166.382, 6.2, 9.2, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 23:03:45, -10.518, 166.486, 6.0, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 20:15:42, -28.179, -70.784, 6.8, 42.7, Atacama. Chile {Map}
2013-01-30 12:57:50, 10.422, 126.922, 5.0, 35.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-30 09:27:05, 32.847, 94.706, 5.2, 37.1, Xizang-Qinghai Border Region {Map}
2013-01-30 03:14:28, 43.566, -127.598, 5.3, 10.2, Off Coast Of Oregon {Map}
2013-01-30 02:32:19, 10.557, 126.684, 5.4, 46.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-29 19:30:33, -11.205, 165.355, 5.1, 24.7, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-28 16:38:53, 42.597, 79.698, 6.0, 15.0, Eastern Kazakhstan {Map}
2013-01-27 20:57:35, 27.214, 128.362, 5.2, 57.9, Ryukyu Isls. Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 19:32:41, -34.732, -108.974, 5.2, 14.8, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 18:41:48, 36.525, 140.533, 5.1, 70.9, Nr. E. Coast Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 13:50:37, -35.163, -108.522, 5.1, 10.0, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 09:59:27, -16.105, -173.240, 5.7, 8.6, Tonga {Map}
2013-01-27 04:05:42, -5.170, 102.940, 5.0, 58.1, Southern Sumatra. Ind. {Map}
2013-01-26 17:31:13, 5.485, 127.048, 5.0, 119.7, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}

Magnitude 6.4 Santa Cruz Islands

World GlobeFriday, February 01, 2013 @ 22:18:35 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 11.064°S,  165.326°E
  • Depth: 22.0 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands

  • Distances:
    • 67km (41mi) SW of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 533km (331mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 615km (382mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 805km (500mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1109km (689mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usc000ezw4

Magnitude 6.3 Santa Cruz Islands

World GlobeFriday, February 01, 2013 @ 22:16:36 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 10.926°S,  165.450°E
  • Depth: 19.9 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands

  • Distances:
    • 47km (29mi) WSW of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 542km (336mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 624km (387mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 814km (505mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1122km (697mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usc000ezv6

Magnitude 6.0 Santa Cruz Islands

World GlobeFriday, February 01, 2013 @ 05:36:40 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 11.090°S,  165.538°E
  • Depth: 9.4 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands

  • Distances:
    • 52km (32mi) SW of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 522km (324mi) NNW of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 638km (396mi) ESE of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 793km (492mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1103km (685mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usc000ezil

Magnitude 6.0 Southeastern Alaska

World GlobeThursday, January 31, 2013 @ 09:53:43 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 55.584°N,  134.745°W
  • Depth: 9.7 km
  • Region: Southeastern Alaska

  • Distances:
    • 101km (62mi) W of Craig, Alaska
    • 303km (188mi) S of Juneau, Alaska
    • 316km (196mi) WNW of Prince Rupert, Canada
    • 409km (254mi) WNW of Terrace, Canada
    • 571km (354mi) S of Whitehorse, Canada
  • Event ID: usc000ez52

Magnitude 6.2 Santa Cruz Islands

World GlobeThursday, January 31, 2013 @ 03:33:43 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 10.628°S,  166.382°E
  • Depth: 9.2 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands

  • Distances:
    • 60km (37mi) E of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 549km (341mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 717km (445mi) E of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 813km (505mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1142km (709mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usc000ez0w

Magnitude 6.0 Santa Cruz Islands

World GlobeWednesday, January 30, 2013 @ 23:03:45 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 10.518°S,  166.486°E
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands

  • Distances:
    • 74km (45mi) ENE of Lata, Solomon Islands
    • 559km (347mi) N of Luganville, Vanuatu
    • 726km (451mi) E of Honiara, Solomon Islands
    • 822km (510mi) NNW of Port-Vila, Vanuatu
    • 1153km (716mi) N of We, New Caledonia
  • Event ID: usc000eyur

Magnitude 6.8 Atacama. Chile

World GlobeWednesday, January 30, 2013 @ 20:15:42 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 28.180°S,  70.785°W
  • Depth: 42.7 km
  • Region: Atacama. Chile

  • Distances:
    • 43km (26mi) N of Vallenar, Chile
    • 100km (62mi) SSW of Copiapo, Chile
    • 196km (121mi) NNE of La Serena, Chile
    • 204km (126mi) NNE of Coquimbo, Chile
    • 585km (363mi) N of Santiago, Chile
  • Event ID: usc000eyp3

Magnitude 6.0 eastern Kazakhstan

World GlobeMonday, January 28, 2013 @ 16:38:53 UTC
Location in Google Maps

  • Location: 42.598°N,  79.699°E
  • Depth: 15.0 km
  • Region: eastern Kazakhstan

  • Distances:
    • 61km (37mi) SE of Kegen, Kazakhstan
    • 107km (66mi) E of Karakol, Kyrgyzstan
    • 110km (68mi) E of Tyup, Kyrgyzstan
    • 142km (88mi) ENE of Kyzyl-Suu, Kyrgyzstan
    • 419km (260mi) E of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
  • Event ID: usc000ewqq

All earthquakes in the list and the expanded details (if any) above, are sourced from USGS. Links go to the USGS web site but if you are viewing this more than 30 days after the event the web page will not be available unless it was a significant quake.

29 events from EMSC

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-02-01 22:18:35, -11.071, 165.391, 6.2, 18.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 22:16:38, -10.870, 165.467, 6.7, 36.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 05:36:41, -11.090, 165.580, 6.0, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 02:17:29, -6.944, 147.683, 5.7, 53.0, Eastern New Guinea Reg. P.N.G. {Map}
2013-02-01 00:18:07, -10.968, 165.474, 5.1, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 09:53:42, 55.562, -134.861, 5.9, 2.0, S.Eastern Alaska {Map}
2013-01-31 06:42:13, -10.533, 166.502, 5.1, 53.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 05:18:13, -10.659, 166.343, 5.4, 38.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 04:31:32, -10.860, 165.455, 5.6, 30.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:57:56, -10.632, 166.424, 5.6, 8.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:33:44, -10.607, 166.374, 6.1, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 23:03:43, -10.552, 166.398, 6.1, 2.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 20:15:44, -28.055, -70.830, 6.8, 46.0, Atacama Chile {Map}
2013-01-30 12:57:51, 10.462, 126.953, 5.1, 38.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-30 09:27:06, 32.952, 94.714, 5.3, 40.0, Xizang Qinghai Border Region {Map}
2013-01-30 03:14:28, 43.606, -127.588, 5.3, 10.0, Off Coast Of Oregon {Map}
2013-01-30 02:32:18, 10.623, 126.771, 5.4, 36.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-29 21:40:22, -8.747, 67.479, 5.3, 2.0, Mid Indian Ridge {Map}
2013-01-29 19:30:33, -11.143, 165.401, 5.0, 30.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-28 21:24:37, -22.347, -179.581, 5.0, 598.0, South Of Fiji Isls. {Map}
2013-01-28 16:38:53, 42.626, 79.803, 6.1, 10.0, Eastern Kazakhstan {Map}
2013-01-27 20:57:35, 27.314, 128.394, 5.4, 54.0, Ryukyu Isls. Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 19:32:41, -34.746, -108.994, 5.2, 15.0, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 18:41:49, 36.679, 140.505, 5.1, 75.0, Nr. E. Coast Of Honshu Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 13:50:35, -35.323, -108.652, 5.1, 10.0, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 09:59:27, -16.136, -173.160, 5.7, 10.0, Tonga {Map}
2013-01-27 04:05:44, -5.095, 102.997, 5.0, 64.0, Southern Sumatra Ind. {Map}
2013-01-26 17:31:13, 5.492, 127.095, 5.1, 118.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-26 11:01:42, -6.139, 149.831, 5.0, 48.0, New Britain Region P.N.G. {Map}

All earthquakes in the above list are sourced from EMSC.. Magnitude 6 and upwards events link directly to the EMSC web site for the event.

33 events from GFZ Potsdam

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-02-01 22:18:35, -11.070, 165.400, 6.3, 18.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 22:16:34, -10.970, 165.280, 6.3, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 07:39:49, 48.250, 154.660, 5.1, 67.0, Kuril Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 06:32:37, 47.560, 80.820, 5.0, 10.0, Eastern Kazakhstan {Map}
2013-02-01 05:36:44, -11.190, 165.640, 5.8, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 02:17:30, -6.970, 147.870, 5.5, 54.0, Eastern New Guinea Reg.. P.N.G. {Map}
2013-02-01 00:43:01, -11.050, 165.580, 5.0, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-02-01 00:18:08, -10.970, 165.480, 5.1, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 09:53:43, 55.540, -134.890, 5.8, 10.0, S.Eastern Alaska {Map}
2013-01-31 06:42:07, -10.850, 166.590, 5.2, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 05:18:11, -10.580, 166.540, 5.3, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 05:10:52, -27.950, -70.740, 5.0, 33.0, Nr. Coast Of Northern Chile {Map}
2013-01-31 04:31:32, -10.920, 165.470, 5.3, 23.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 04:10:48, -4.540, 102.520, 5.0, 66.0, Southern Sumatra. Ind. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:57:56, -10.700, 166.520, 5.7, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-31 03:33:44, -10.580, 166.410, 6.2, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 23:03:44, -10.620, 166.410, 6.0, 10.0, Santa Cruz Isls. {Map}
2013-01-30 20:15:43, -28.080, -70.710, 6.8, 49.0, Central Chile {Map}
2013-01-30 12:57:51, 10.420, 126.940, 5.0, 31.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-30 09:27:06, 32.940, 94.710, 5.3, 36.0, Xizang {Map}
2013-01-30 03:14:30, 43.730, -127.380, 5.3, 10.0, Off Coast Of Oregon {Map}
2013-01-30 02:32:18, 10.620, 126.780, 5.1, 32.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-29 21:40:22, -8.920, 67.380, 5.3, 10.0, Mid Indian Ridge {Map}
2013-01-28 21:24:35, -22.240, -179.580, 5.2, 574.0, South Of Fiji Isls. {Map}
2013-01-28 16:38:55, 42.590, 79.760, 6.1, 18.0, Lake Issyk Kul Region {Map}
2013-01-27 20:57:34, 27.340, 128.370, 5.2, 44.0, Ryukyu Isls. Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 19:32:41, -34.680, -108.960, 5.0, 10.0, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 18:41:49, 36.620, 140.560, 5.2, 72.0, Nr. E. Coast Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2013-01-27 13:50:33, -34.750, -109.100, 5.0, 10.0, Southern East Pacific Rise {Map}
2013-01-27 09:59:31, -16.190, -173.140, 5.7, 35.0, Tonga Isls. {Map}
2013-01-27 04:05:43, -5.190, 102.940, 5.1, 57.0, Southern Sumatra. Ind. {Map}
2013-01-26 17:31:12, 5.500, 127.110, 5.0, 112.0, Philippine Isls. Region {Map}
2013-01-26 11:01:41, -6.040, 149.780, 5.0, 33.0, New Britain Region. P.N.G. {Map}

All earthquakes in the above list are sourced from GFZ Potsdam Links on Mag 6 and greater go direct to the GFZ Potsdam web page for the event.

All Magnitudes trend 5+
AllMagnitudes_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 magnitudes trend.
M5_Mags_20130201
(USGS converted values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 magnitudes this week
M5_MagsCW_Published_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 converted magnitudes this week
M5_MagsCW_Converted_20130201
(USGS converted values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 6.0 to 6.9 magnitudes trend.
M6_Mags_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Peaks of Inactivity
Shows the days in between Mag 6 band events. Days where a Mag 6 earthquake occurs are zero on the chart.
M6Inactivity_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 7.0 to 7.9 magnitudes trend.
M7_Mags_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Peaks of Inactivity
Shows the days in between Mag 7 band events. Days where a Mag 7 earthquake occurs are zero on the chart.
M7Inactivity_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 8.0+ magnitudes trend
M8_Mags_20130201
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Earthquake Statistics
QuakeStats_20130201
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)
(See explanation here.)

Rolling 12 month M5 Counts and Energy(USGS Published & Calculated)
QS_M5_RollingCE_20130201

Rolling 12 month M6 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)
QS_M6_RollingCE_20130201

Rolling 12 month M7 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)
QS_M7_RollingCE_20130201

Mag 8+ not shown until an event occurs as they are flat lines.

Global Single Magnitude Equivalent
This represents the total energy output of Mag 5+ Published USGS earthquakes summed and converted back to an approximate single magnitude value, i.e. the magnitude of a quake of comparable energy value.
SingleMagnitudeGlobal_20130201

Global Single Magnitude Equivalents By Mag Band

SMGlobal_M5-6-7_20130201

Volcanoes

Volcano information gathered from various sources, including the Smithsonian Weekly Volcanic Activity Report from which confirmation of reports is taken.

A volcano is only included in the listing if there is significant ash above 1km height (white/steam clouds are not counted) or there is a significant lava flow. Crater incandescence, unless accompanied by the either of the preceding does qualify as an eruption.

Volcano Chart

Volcanoes_20130201
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Volcanoes erupting this week contributing to the chart.

Batu Tara (Sunda Islands Indonesia)
Karkar (Paupa New Guinea)
Kizimen (Kamchatka. Russia)
Manam (Indonesia)
Paluweh (Indonesia)
Plosky Tolbachik (Kamchatka. Russia)
Reventador (Ecuador)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka. Russia)

Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre advisories

Anchorage VAAC Last Non nil advisory: 2012-10-31 12:00:00, NOVARUPTA, ALASKA PENINSULA, 2012/005
Australian VAAC Latest: Currently there are no Volcanic Ash Advisories active for the Darwin VAAC region.
Buenos Aires VAAC Latest: No se han emitido Avisos de Cenizas Volcánicas (No reports)
London VAAC Latest: There are currently no advisories in force
Montréal VAAC Last advisory: 18 Dec 2012 – TEST. No active advisories.
Tokyo VAAC Latest: No current advisories.
Toulouse VAAC Last issued report: 01-11-2012 – 15:00 UTC – 2012-01 — NYIRAGONGO
Washington VAAC No current advisories.
Wellington VAAC Latest: No current advisories.

Aviation Colour Codes

Additional information:
No additional information at this time.

Category 1+ storms

Cat 1+ Storms Chart
CFStorms_20130201
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There is 1 ‘Category’ force storm (FELLENG) in the world on the day of the report.

Felleng-track

Date: 26 JAN-03 FEB 2013
Cyclone-4 FELLENG
ADV  LAT    LON      TIME     WIND  PR  STAT
  1 -12.90   65.50 01/26/12Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  2 -13.60   63.90 01/27/00Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  3 -13.60   62.30 01/27/12Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  4 -13.20   59.90 01/28/00Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  5 -13.30   58.40 01/28/12Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  6 -13.50   56.50 01/29/00Z   65     - CYCLONE-1
  7 -14.10   54.90 01/29/12Z   90     - CYCLONE-2
  8 -14.70   53.80 01/30/00Z  105     - CYCLONE-3
  9 -16.20   52.60 01/30/12Z  115     - CYCLONE-4
 10 -17.00   52.20 01/30/18Z  105     - CYCLONE-3
 11 -18.20   51.10 01/31/06Z   85     - CYCLONE-2
 12 -20.00   50.50 01/31/18Z   70     - CYCLONE-1
 13 -21.30   50.70 02/01/06Z   60     - TROPICAL STORM
 14 -23.70   51.50 02/01/18Z   70     - CYCLONE-1
 15 -25.90   51.20 02/02/06Z   65     - CYCLONE-1
 16 -27.90   51.40 02/02/18Z   50     - TROPICAL STORM
 17 -31.10   52.80 02/03/06Z   40     - TROPICAL STORM
+12 -33.40   53.90 02/03/18Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
+24 -36.00   55.40 02/04/06Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
+36 -38.50   57.70 02/04/18Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM

Source

The category force storms contributing to the chart are:

Cyclone 1
IGGY KOJI THANE      
Cyclone 2
BENILDE GARRY LUA      
Cyclone 3
ANAIS CLAUDIA        
Cyclone 4
EVAN FUNSO FELLENG GIOVANNA JASMINE  
Hurricane 1
CHRIS ERNESTO GILMA ILEANA ISAAC LANE
LESLIE NADINE RAFAEL Unnamed    
Hurricane 2
CARLOTTA FABIO GORDON KIRK SANDY  
Hurricane 3
BUD DANIEL MICHAEL MIRIAM PAUL  
Hurricane 4
EMILIA          
Typhoon 1
DAMREY HAIKUI KAI_TAK PAKHAR SANVU  
Typhoon 2
SAOLA          
Typhoon 3
MAWAR PRAPIROON SON_TINH      
Typhoon 4
VICENTE TEMBIN BOLAVEN GUCHOL    
Super Typhoon 5
BOPHA JELAWAT SANBA      

That concludes the report of the week ending 01 February 2013 UTC.

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