Weekly Geophysical: 15 November 2013


Summary of report week: USGS is listing 18 events, EMSC is listing 27 events and GFZ Potsdam is listing 27 events. You can view each of these listings below. There was 1 active category force storm during the week of the repot. Max 7 actively erupting volcanoes over and above the 17 always erupting.
Using converted magnitudes (mb to Mw etc) USGS converts to 81 events and EMSC converts to 89 events. Potsdam events cannot normally be converted as the scale is not known.

Earthquakes for w/e 15 November 2013

Full details of Mag 6+ earthquakes can be found here but the block details of USGS provided M6+ are shown below.

The listings for each of the main global providers is shown below. All times are in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) 18 events from USGS (See expanded details if any for links to USGS or in line links for Quake Watch or Google location map)

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-11-15 19:39, 24.055, 122.5012, 5.0 mb, 23.7, Taiwan Rgn (243) {F} {Map}
2013-11-15 18:57, 28.9435, 129.6534, 5.2 mwb, 64.3, Ryukyu Isls. Japan (238) {Map}
2013-11-15 06:19, -32.6531, -67.4573, 5.5 mb, 19.3, Mendoza Province. Argentina (139) {F} {Map}
2013-11-15 03:35, 51.5667, -178.9539, 5.4 mwp, 10.3, Andreanof Isls. Aleutian Is. (7) {T} {Map}
2013-11-15 02:00, 41.4821, 142.2206, 5.2 mb, 50.9, Hokkaido. Japan Rgn (224) {F} {Map}
2013-11-13 23:45, -60.2615, -47.1962, 6.1 mwp, 10.0, Scotia Sea (150) {Map}
2013-11-13 03:57, 51.5302, -178.8754, 5.8 mww, 29.6, Andreanof Isls. Aleutian Is. (7) {F}{T} {Map}
2013-11-12 20:00, -7.2062, 156.1107, 5.1 mb, 75.1, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2013-11-12 15:59, 31.7564, -40.5277, 5.1 mb, 16.9, Nthn Mid-Atlantic Ridge (403) {Map}
2013-11-12 07:03, 54.6812, 162.2864, 6.6 mwp, 47.2, Nr. E. Cst Of Kamchatka (218) {F}{T} {Map}
2013-11-11 19:22, -4.3419, 153.5201, 5.1 mb, 103.1, New Ireland Rgn. P.N.G. (190) {Map}
2013-11-11 14:00, 1.8292, 126.5721, 5.0 mb, 28.1, Nthn Molucca Sea (266) {Map}
2013-11-10 21:13, -54.9693, -130.4403, 5.7 mwb, 10.0, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (691) {Map}
2013-11-10 05:15, 38.4068, 68.9689, 5.2 mb, 17.8, Tajikistan (715) {F} {Map}
2013-11-09 22:37, 35.9375, 139.9729, 5.6 mwb, 65.5, Nr. S. Coast Of Honshu. Japan (230) {F} {Map}
2013-11-09 14:53, -28.383, -176.9209, 5.4 mb, 10.0, Kermadec Islands Rgn (177) {Map}
2013-11-09 10:58, -6.9588, 129.3035, 5.1 mb, 131.1, Banda Sea (280) {Map}
2013-11-09 00:20, 8.0732, 137.5572, 5.2 mb, 27.4, W. Caroline Isls. Micronesia (209) {Map}

Mag 6+ events brief details

Magnitude 6.1 Scotia Sea

World GlobeWednesday, November 13, 2013 @ 23:45:48 UTC
<a href="Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser“>Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Location: 60.262°S,  47.196°W
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Scotia Sea

  • Distances:
    • 924km (574mi) SW of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
    • 1394km (866mi) SE of Ushuaia, Argentina
    • 1641km (1019mi) SE of Punta Arenas, Chile
    • 1666km (1035mi) SE of Rio Gallegos, Argentina
    • 1159km (720mi) SSE of Stanley, Falkland Islands
  • Event ID: usb000kxhr

Magnitude 6.6 Near East Coast Of Kamchatka

World GlobeTuesday, November 12, 2013 @ 07:03:51 UTC
<a href="Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser“>Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser

  • Location: 54.681°N,  162.286°E
  • Depth: 47.2 km
  • Region: Near East Coast Of Kamchatka

  • Distances:
    • 172km (106mi) S of Ust’-Kamchatsk Staryy, Russia
    • 300km (186mi) NE of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, Russia
    • 305km (189mi) NE of Yelizovo, Russia
    • 321km (199mi) NE of Vilyuchinsk, Russia
    • 2733km (1698mi) NNE of Tokyo, Japan
  • Event ID: usb000kw1x

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.

27 events from EMSC

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-11-15 18:57, 28.9625, 129.7119, 5.2 Mw, 54.0, Ryukyu Islands Japan {Map}
2013-11-15 15:43, 5.4011, 94.4436, 5.0 mb, 54.0, Nthn Sumatra Ind. {Map}
2013-11-15 10:42, 29.8741, 67.5381, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Pakistan {Map}
2013-11-15 08:08, -6.6705, 154.9412, 5.0 mb, 60.0, Bougainville Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2013-11-15 06:19, -32.6151, -67.4574, 5.5 mb, 10.0, Mendoza Argentina {Map}
2013-11-15 03:35, 51.6514, -178.9637, 5.3 mb, 10.0, Andreanof Islands Aleutian Is. {Map}
2013-11-15 02:00, 41.5065, 142.1449, 5.5 Mw, 52.0, Hokkaido Japan Rgn {Map}
2013-11-15 01:09, 12.7544, 142.4348, 5.0 mb, 150.0, Mariana Islands Rgn {Map}
2013-11-13 23:45, -60.3052, -47.1994, 6.1 Mw, 10.0, Scotia Sea {Map}
2013-11-13 03:57, 51.5562, -178.9015, 5.8 Mw, 30.0, Andreanof Islands Aleutian Is. {Map}
2013-11-13 02:25, 54.9457, 162.0126, 5.1 mb, 32.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Kamchatka {Map}
2013-11-13 01:51, 2.4978, 90.1564, 5.1 mb, 10.0, Off W Coast Of Nthn Sumatra {Map}
2013-11-12 20:00, -7.1819, 156.255, 5.0 mb, 60.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2013-11-12 16:00, 34.5985, -38.141, 5.0 M, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 15:59, 31.7684, -40.5986, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 10:41, 31.8035, -40.5463, 5.3 Mw, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 09:59, 31.7558, -40.5842, 5.0 Mw, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 07:03, 54.8169, 162.0965, 6.6 Mw, 45.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Kamchatka {Map}
2013-11-11 19:22, -4.4246, 153.5678, 5.1 mb, 100.0, New Ireland Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2013-11-11 14:00, 2.0006, 126.8155, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Molucca Sea {Map}
2013-11-10 21:13, -55.0033, -130.4871, 5.7 Mw, 33.0, Pacific Antarctic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-10 05:15, 38.4091, 69.0295, 5.2 mb, 10.0, Tajikistan {Map}
2013-11-09 22:37, 35.9429, 140.0242, 5.6 mb, 69.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Honshu Japan {Map}
2013-11-09 14:53, -28.4711, -176.8111, 5.4 mb, 40.0, Kermadec Islands Rgn {Map}
2013-11-09 10:58, -6.99, 129.3291, 5.1 mb, 145.0, Banda Sea {Map}
2013-11-09 03:45, -12.0486, 167.2254, 5.5 Mw, 15.0, Santa Cruz Islands {Map}
2013-11-09 00:20, 8.1551, 137.7163, 5.2 mb, 49.0, State Of Yap Micronesia {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.

27 events from GFZ Potsdam

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2013-11-15 18:57, 28.91, 129.73, 5.2 M, 35.0, Ryukyu Isls. Japan {Map}
2013-11-15 15:43, 5.29, 94.41, 5.1 M, 55.0, Nthn Sumatra. Ind. {Map}
2013-11-15 10:42, 29.87, 67.55, 5.0 M, 14.0, Pakistan {Map}
2013-11-15 08:08, -6.61, 154.98, 5.0 M, 17.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2013-11-15 06:19, -32.62, -67.46, 5.1 M, 23.0, Mendoza Province. Argentina {Map}
2013-11-15 03:35, 51.5, -178.97, 5.4 M, 20.0, Andreanof Isls. Aleutian Islands {Map}
2013-11-15 02:00, 41.54, 142.07, 5.4 M, 51.0, Hokkaido. Japan Rgn {Map}
2013-11-13 23:45, -60.33, -47.35, 6.1 M, 18.0, Scotia Sea {Map}
2013-11-13 03:57, 51.46, -178.79, 5.8 M, 10.0, Andreanof Isls. Aleutian Islands {Map}
2013-11-13 02:25, 54.98, 161.6, 5.1 M, 35.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Kamchatka {Map}
2013-11-13 01:51, 2.44, 90.14, 5.1 M, 10.0, Off W. Cst Of Nthn Sumatra {Map}
2013-11-12 18:16, 63.1, -151.15, 5.0 M, 114.0, Central Alaska {Map}
2013-11-12 15:59, 31.75, -40.54, 5.0 M, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 10:41, 31.82, -40.57, 5.3 M, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 09:59, 31.89, -40.58, 5.0 M, 10.0, Nthn Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-12 07:03, 54.8, 161.99, 6.3 M, 46.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Kamchatka {Map}
2013-11-11 20:54, 38.68, 142.31, 5.0 M, 45.0, Nr. E. Cst Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2013-11-11 19:22, -4.51, 153.41, 5.0 M, 103.0, New Ireland Rgn. P.N.G. {Map}
2013-11-11 04:55, 24.87, 123.13, 5.1 M, 118.0, Swern Ryukyu Isls. Japan {Map}
2013-11-10 21:13, -54.82, -130.61, 5.7 M, 10.0, Pacific Antarctic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-10 09:03, -57.14, -150.18, 5.0 M, 10.0, Pacific Antarctic Ridge {Map}
2013-11-10 03:35, 52.68, -168.96, 5.2 M, 10.0, Fox Isls. Aleutian Islands {Map}
2013-11-09 22:37, 35.92, 139.96, 5.5 M, 66.0, Nr. S. Coast Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2013-11-09 14:53, -28.4, -176.73, 5.5 M, 10.0, Kermadec Islands Rgn {Map}
2013-11-09 10:58, -7.05, 129.29, 5.2 M, 160.0, Banda Sea {Map}
2013-11-09 03:45, -12.07, 167.19, 5.5 M, 17.0, Santa Cruz Islands {Map}
2013-11-09 00:20, 8.21, 137.65, 5.2 M, 10.0, W. Caroline Isls. Micronesia {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_20131115
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Mag 5.0 to 5.9 magnitudes trend.

M5_Mags_20131115
(USGS converted values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 published magnitudes this week

M5_MagsCW_Published_20131115
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Mag 5.0 to 5.9 converted magnitudes this week

M5_MagsCW_Converted_20131115
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Mag 5.0 published/converted comparison

M5CtoPDifference_20131115
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Mag 6.0 to 6.9 magnitudes trend.
M6_Mags_20131115
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Peaks of Inactivity M6

Shows the days in between Mag 6 band events. Days where a Mag 6 earthquake occurs are zero on the chart.

M6Inactivity_20131115
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 7.0 to 7.9 magnitudes trend.

M7_Mags_20131115
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Peaks of Inactivity M7

Shows the days in between Mag 7 band events. Days where a Mag 7 earthquake occurs are zero on the chart.

M7Inactivity_20131115
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 8.0+ magnitudes trend

M8_Mags_20131115
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Earthquake Statistics

QuakeStats_20131115
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(See explanation here.)

Rolling 52 Week M5 Counts and Energy(USGS Published & Calculated)

QS_M5_RollingCE_20131115

Rolling 52 Week M6 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M6_RollingCE_20131115

Rolling 52 Week M7 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M7_RollingCE_20131115

Rolling 52 Week M8 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M8_RollingCE_20131115

Rolling Global Counts -v- Energy(USGS Published)
RollingGlobalCount-v-Energy_20131115

Global Single Magnitude Equivalent

This represents the total energy output of Mag 5+ Published USGS earthquakes, in a rolling 52 week period, summed and converted back to an approximate single magnitude value, i.e. the magnitude of a quake of comparable energy value.
SingleMagnitudeGlobal_20131115
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Global Single Magnitude Equivalents By Mag Band

SMGlobal_M5-6-7_20131115


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_20131115
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Volcanoes erupting this week contributing to the chart.

Bagana (Papua New Guinea)
Colima (México)
Etna (Sicily Italy)
Fuego (Guatemala)
Rabaul (Papua New Guinea)
Shiveluch (Kamchatka. Russia)
Sinabung (Indonesia)
Tungurahua (Ecuador)

KVERT web page: Kamchatka and the Northern Kuriles volcanoes: Erupting or Restless

Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre advisories

Anchorage VAAC
Australian VAAC
Buenos Aires VAAC
London VAAC
Montréal VAAC
Tokyo VAAC
Toulouse VAAC
Washington VAAC
Wellington VAAC

Aviation Colour Codes


Category 1+ storms

Cat 1+ Storms Chart
CFStorms_ByDuration_20131115
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NUMSTORMSDURINGREPORT

HAIYAN Typhoon-5

HAIYAN-track_2013-11-15

Date: 03-11 NOV 2013
Super Typhoon-5 HAIYAN
ADV  LAT    LON      TIME     WIND  PR  STAT
  1   6.50  155.40 11/03/20Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  1   6.40  156.00 11/03/06Z   25     - TROPICAL DEPRESSION
  2   6.40  154.30 11/03/12Z   30     - TROPICAL DEPRESSION
  3   6.40  152.70 11/03/18Z   30     - TROPICAL DEPRESSION
  4   6.00  151.60 11/04/00Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  4   6.00  151.00 11/04/14Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  5   6.00  149.50 11/04/20Z   65     - TYPHOON-1
  6   6.10  148.30 11/04/12Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  7   6.60  146.70 11/05/08Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  8   6.40  145.90 11/05/00Z   65     - TYPHOON-1
  9   6.40  144.50 11/05/06Z   65     - TYPHOON-1
 10   6.80  143.00 11/05/12Z   90     - TYPHOON-2
 11   7.10  141.20 11/05/18Z  105     - TYPHOON-3
 12   7.40  139.60 11/06/00Z  130     - SUPER TYPHOON-4
 13   7.60  138.00 11/06/06Z  135     - SUPER TYPHOON-4
 14   7.90  136.20 11/06/12Z  140     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 15   8.20  134.40 11/06/18Z  150     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 16   8.60  132.80 11/07/00Z  150     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 18  10.20  129.10 11/07/12Z  165     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 19  10.60  127.00 11/07/18Z  170     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 20  11.00  124.80 11/08/00Z  160     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 21  11.40  122.60 11/08/06Z  145     - SUPER TYPHOON-5
 22  11.80  120.60 11/08/12Z  135     - SUPER TYPHOON-4
 23  12.40  118.10 11/08/18Z  125     - SUPER TYPHOON-4
 24  12.30  116.20 11/09/00Z  115     - TYPHOON-4
 25  13.50  114.80 11/09/06Z  105     - TYPHOON-3
 26  14.50  113.20 11/09/12Z  100     - TYPHOON-3
 27  15.50  111.40 11/09/18Z   90     - TYPHOON-2
 28  16.30  110.20 11/10/00Z   85     - TYPHOON-2
 29  17.80  109.00 11/10/06Z   80     - TYPHOON-1
 30  19.30  108.10 11/10/12Z   75     - TYPHOON-1
 31  20.50  107.30 11/10/18Z   65     - TYPHOON-1
 32  21.80  107.20 11/11/00Z   60     - TROPICAL STORM

Chart by daily category attaiment
CFStorms_ByDay_20131115
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Comparison of daily category attaiment and duration ctaegory attaiment
CFStorms_Dur-Day-Compare_20131115
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Data courtesy of Unisys Weather

The category force storms contributing to the rolling calendar year chart are:

Super Typhoon 5 BOPHA 25/11/2012 09/12/2012
Hurricane 1 Unnamed (Atlantic) 30/11/2012 01/12/2012
Cyclone 3 CLAUDIA 06/12/2012 13/12/2012
Cyclone 4 EVAN 11/12/2012 19/12/2012
Cyclone 3 FREDA 28/12/2012 02/01/2013
Cyclone 1 DUMILE 01/01/2013 05/01/2013
Cyclone 4 NARELLE 07/01/2013 14/01/2013
Cyclone 2 GARRY 20/01/2013 27/01/2013
Cyclone 4 FELLENG 26/01/2013 03/02/2013
Cyclone 2 GINO 11/02/2013 15/02/2013
Cyclone 3 HARUNA 19/02/2013 25/02/2013
Cyclone 2 RUSTY 24/02/2013 27/02/2013
Cyclone 3 SANDRA 07/03/2013 14/03/2013
Cyclone 2 IMELDA 06/04/2013 16/04/2013
Cyclone 1 VICTORIA 09/04/2013 12/04/2013
Hurricane 1 BARBARA 28/05/2013 30/05/2013
Hurricane 1 COSME 23/06/2013 27/06/2013
Typhoon 1 RUMBIA 28/06/2013 02/07/2013
Hurricane 1 DALILA 30/06/2013 07/07/2013
Hurricane 1 ERICK 04/07/2013 09/07/2013
Typhoon 4 SOULIK 07/07/2013 13/07/2013
Hurricane 1 GIL 30/07/2013 07/08/2013
Hurricane 2 HENRIETTE 03/08/2013 11/08/2013
Typhoon 4 UTOR 08/08/2013 14/08/2013
Typhoon 1 TRAMI 17/08/2013 21/08/2013
Typhoon 1 PEWA 18/08/2013 25/08/2013
Hurricane 1 HUMBERTO 08/09/2013 19/09/2013
Hurricane 1 INGRID 12/09/2013 17/09/2013
Hurricane 1 MANUEL 13/09/2013 20/09/2013
Super Typhoon 5 USAGI 16/09/2013 22/09/2013
Typhoon 2 PABUK 21/09/2013 26/09/2013
Typhoon 2 WUTIP 26/09/2013 30/09/2013
Typhoon 2 FITOW 30/09/2013 06/10/2013
Typhoon 4 DANAS 03/10/2013 08/10/2013
Cyclone 5 PHAILIN 09/10/2013 12/10/2013
Typhoon 3 NARI 09/10/2013 15/10/2013
Typhoon 4 WIPHA 10/10/2013 15/10/2013
Super Typhoon 5 FRANCISCO 16/10/2013 25/10/2013
Typhoon 4 LEKIMA 20/10/2013 22/10/2013
Hurricane 3 RAYMOND 20/10/2013 30/10/2013
Typhoon 3 KROSA 29/10/2013 04/11/2013
Super Typhoon 5 HAIYAN 03/11/2013 11/11/2013

Solar Flux and Other Indices

SFU/AP Chart

SFU-APIndices_20131115
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Moscow Neutron Monitor

Neutron monitor ( cosmic ray station Moscow ) is situated 20 km south-west from Moscow in Troitsk town. It is operating in Cosmic Ray Department of Solar-Terrestrial Division of IZMIRAN. Principal Investigator: V.G.Yanke.
moscow-neutron_20131115
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Source of this image.

KP Indices (Musical Chart)

ql-kp-music_2013-11-15
Source of this image


That concludes the report of the week ending 15 November 2013.

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