Weekly Geophysical: 18 April 2014


[My apologies for the delay of this report. The report of next week will be on time.] Summary of report week: USGS is listing 61 events, EMSC is listing 68 events and GFZ Potsdam is listing 71 events. You can view each of these listings below. There were 2 active category force storms during the week of the report.
Using converted magnitudes (mb to Mw etc) USGS converts to 160 events and EMSC converts to 157 events. Potsdam events cannot normally be converted as the scale is not always known.

Earthquakes for w/e 18 April 2014

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) 61 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
2014-04-18 19:05, -62.7492, 155.4697, 5.6 mb, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn (702) {Map}
2014-04-18 18:56, 67.7734, -162.6741, 5.3 ml, 33.0, Nthn Alaska (676) {F}{T} {Map}
2014-04-18 18:44, 67.7185, -162.6679, 5.6 ml, 23.4, Nthn Alaska (676) {F}{T} {Map}
2014-04-18 15:07, -9.2206, 110.205, 5.0 mb, 23.2, South Of Java. Ind. (282) {Map}
2014-04-18 14:27, 17.5519, -100.8159, 7.2 mww, 24.0, Guerrero. Mexico (59) {F}{T} {Map}
2014-04-18 13:33, -9.3059, 110.3011, 5.2 mb, 36.0, South Of Java. Ind. (282) {Map}
2014-04-18 07:46, -27.7518, -62.756, 5.2 mb, 608.3, Santiago Del Estero Prov.. Arg. (132) {Map}
2014-04-18 07:30, -11.2178, 164.7648, 5.1 mb, 36.6, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn (183) {Map}
2014-04-18 04:13, -11.155, 164.8065, 6.0 mb, 10.0, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn (183) {Map}
2014-04-17 23:13, -55.5415, -28.2822, 5.4 mb, 13.4, South Sandwich Islands Rgn (153) {Map}
2014-04-17 22:59, 46.8001, 153.3513, 5.1 mb, 37.4, Kuril Islands (221) {Map}
2014-04-17 15:47, 20.2216, 120.3055, 5.2 mb, 13.1, Philippine Islands Rgn (248) {Map}
2014-04-17 15:11, -62.7762, 155.7034, 5.2 mb, 15.7, Balleny Islands Rgn (702) {Map}
2014-04-17 15:06, -62.8747, 155.6826, 6.2 mww, 23.7, Balleny Islands Rgn (702) {Map}
2014-04-17 14:44, 37.4629, 142.2009, 5.2 mb, 30.7, Off E. Cst Of Honshu. Japan (229) {Map}
2014-04-17 13:10, -55.0729, -129.4973, 5.5 mb, 16.4, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (691) {Map}
2014-04-17 13:03, -7.8481, 117.4736, 5.0 mb, 272.9, Bali Sea (278) {Map}
2014-04-17 07:28, -11.5349, 162.497, 5.0 mb, 34.6, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-17 04:38, 4.5041, 123.026, 5.5 mwp, 566.9, Celebes Sea (262) {Map}
2014-04-17 01:03, 9.5372, 141.0444, 5.0 mb, 15.4, W. Caroline Isls. Micronesia (209) {Map}
2014-04-16 20:24, 62.8863, -149.9347, 5.1 ml, 76.2, Central Alaska (1) {F}{T} {Map}
2014-04-16 20:00, -6.6865, 154.9024, 5.4 mwb, 38.9, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-16 03:14, -20.2033, -70.779, 5.3 mb, 19.7, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-15 19:16, -5.6415, 153.7967, 5.3 mb, 47.2, New Ireland Rgn. P.N.G. (190) {Map}
2014-04-15 16:21, -20.1911, -70.7338, 5.2 mwc, 15.3, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-15 16:09, -20.2268, -70.8308, 5.2 mwr, 18.7, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-15 13:31, -36.0575, -101.1866, 5.6 mwb, 10.0, Se Of E.Er Island (756) {Map}
2014-04-15 03:57, -53.5271, 8.7041, 6.9 mwp, 11.7, Bouvet Island Rgn (412) {T} {Map}
2014-04-15 02:43, 8.9143, 126.4855, 5.0 mb, 45.6, Mindanao. Philippines (259) {Map}
2014-04-15 00:07, -11.2801, 162.926, 5.3 mb, 27.3, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 23:56, -11.3166, 162.7785, 5.1 mb, 32.4, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 20:41, 34.1082, 25.8557, 5.0 mb, 9.8, Crete. Greece (370) {Map}
2014-04-14 10:47, -10.7466, 161.4867, 5.0 mb, 34.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 07:47, 3.7168, -31.2963, 5.2 mb, 10.0, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (406) {Map}
2014-04-14 07:40, -11.2731, 161.7184, 5.2 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 06:29, -11.27, 161.7801, 5.9 mwp, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 05:56, -20.7642, -70.6935, 5.3 mb, 15.4, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-14 05:07, 12.1764, -86.2965, 5.1 mb, 14.8, Nicaragua (75) {F} {Map}
2014-04-14 04:57, -11.5229, 162.6474, 5.0 mb, 36.6, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-14 00:09, -11.5406, 161.9607, 5.3 mb, 39.8, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 13:42, -11.2257, 162.0674, 5.0 mb, 33.7, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 13:25, -11.1298, 162.0375, 6.6 mww, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 13:19, -6.7381, 154.9157, 5.3 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 13:12, -11.2178, 161.9231, 5.6 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 12:46, -11.4566, 162.3294, 5.7 mb, 31.4, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 12:36, -11.451, 162.0692, 7.4 mww, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {T} {Map}
2014-04-13 12:11, -20.6214, -70.7152, 5.3 mb, 18.6, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile (122) {Map}
2014-04-13 10:09, -11.3204, 161.9422, 5.1 mb, 8.1, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 10:05, -11.2379, 162.0055, 5.0 mb, 21.1, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-13 09:29, -11.0515, 162.1208, 5.2 mb, 11.7, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 23:52, -11.4317, 162.533, 5.1 mb, 7.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 21:39, -11.2037, 162.1208, 5.1 mb, 43.1, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 21:17, -11.5547, 162.7206, 5.0 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 20:24, -11.2915, 162.1797, 5.9 mb, 26.8, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 20:14, -11.3149, 162.2114, 7.6 mww, 29.3, Solomon Islands (193) {T} {Map}
2014-04-12 15:59, -7.1911, 155.0309, 5.3 mb, 6.7, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 15:46, -7.1406, 154.8804, 5.0 mb, 22.6, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 06:15, -7.1531, 155.2243, 5.3 mb, 41.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 05:29, -7.0152, 155.3478, 5.1 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 05:24, -7.1163, 155.2356, 6.1 mww, 35.0, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}
2014-04-12 04:00, -6.8009, 155.0183, 5.1 mb, 50.2, Solomon Islands (193) {Map}

Mag 6+ events brief details

Magnitude 7.2 Guerrero. Mexico

World GlobeFriday, April 18, 2014 @ 14:27:26 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 17.552°N,  100.816°W
  • Depth: 24.0 km
  • Region: Guerrero. Mexico

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usb000pq41

Magnitude 6.0 Santa Cruz Islands Region

World GlobeFriday, April 18, 2014 @ 04:13:12 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.155°S,  164.807°E
  • Depth: 10.0 km
  • Region: Santa Cruz Islands Region

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usb000pptc

Magnitude 6.2 Balleny Islands Region

World GlobeThursday, April 17, 2014 @ 15:06:51 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 62.875°S,  155.683°E
  • Depth: 23.7 km
  • Region: Balleny Islands Region

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usb000pnw2

Magnitude 6.9 Bouvet Island Region

World GlobeTuesday, April 15, 2014 @ 03:57:02 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 53.527°S,  8.704°E
  • Depth: 11.7 km
  • Region: Bouvet Island Region

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usb000pkxl

Magnitude 6.6 Solomon Islands

World GlobeSunday, April 13, 2014 @ 13:25:03 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.130°S,  162.038°E
  • Depth: 35.0 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usc000pish

Magnitude 7.4 Solomon Islands

World GlobeSunday, April 13, 2014 @ 12:36:18 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.451°S,  162.069°E
  • Depth: 35.0 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usc000piqj

Magnitude 7.6 Solomon Islands

World GlobeSaturday, April 12, 2014 @ 20:14:39 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 11.315°S,  162.211°E
  • Depth: 29.3 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usc000phx5

Magnitude 6.1 Solomon Islands

World GlobeSaturday, April 12, 2014 @ 05:24:25 UTC
Location in IRIS Earthquake Browser [→]

  • Location: 7.116°S,  155.236°E
  • Depth: 35.0 km
  • Region: Solomon Islands

  • Distances:
    • 36km (22mi) NNW of Tecpan de Galeana, Mexico
    • 48km (29mi) E of Petatlan, Mexico
    • 56km (34mi) NW of Atoyac de Alvarez, Mexico
    • 78km (48mi) E of Zihuatanejo, Mexico
    • 273km (169mi) SW of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Event ID: usc000phaj

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.

68 events from EMSC

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-04-18 20:58, 56.301, 164.5493, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Komandorskiye Ostrova Rgn {Map}
2014-04-18 19:05, -62.7796, 155.5168, 5.5 mb, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-18 18:56, 67.7993, -162.3461, 5.6 Mw, 10.0, Nthn Alaska {Map}
2014-04-18 18:44, 67.5141, -162.6458, 5.6 Mw, 10.0, Nthn Alaska {Map}
2014-04-18 15:07, -9.1968, 110.292, 5.2 Mw, 55.0, South Of Java Ind. {Map}
2014-04-18 14:27, 17.4646, -100.8697, 7.2 Mw, 26.0, Guerrero Mexico {Map}
2014-04-18 13:33, -9.0621, 110.3799, 5.2 mb, 51.0, South Of Java Ind. {Map}
2014-04-18 07:46, -27.7717, -62.7971, 5.3 Mw, 610.0, Santiago Del Estero Argentina {Map}
2014-04-18 07:30, -11.1684, 164.8765, 5.3 Mw, 30.0, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-18 04:13, -11.1208, 164.8024, 6.1 Mw, 10.0, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 23:13, -55.4918, -28.1903, 5.4 mb, 13.0, South Sandwich Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 22:59, 46.8111, 153.3515, 5.1 mb, 30.0, Kuril Islands {Map}
2014-04-17 15:47, 20.2222, 120.4216, 5.2 mb, 10.0, Philippine Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 15:11, -62.8761, 155.7887, 5.1 mb, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 15:06, -62.789, 155.9208, 6.2 Mw, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 14:43, 37.5138, 142.2595, 5.1 mb, 10.0, Off E. Cst Of Honshu Japan {Map}
2014-04-17 13:10, -55.0896, -129.4737, 5.6 Mw, 10.0, Pacific Antarctic Ridge {Map}
2014-04-17 07:28, -11.4576, 162.5113, 5.0 mb, 40.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-17 04:38, 4.5598, 122.9993, 5.8 Mw, 576.0, Celebes Sea {Map}
2014-04-17 01:03, 9.5911, 141.1019, 5.0 mb, 17.0, State Of Yap Micronesia {Map}
2014-04-16 20:24, 62.8964, -149.9297, 5.0 Mw, 76.0, Central Alaska {Map}
2014-04-16 20:00, -6.7505, 154.93, 5.4 Mw, 30.0, Bougainville Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2014-04-16 18:17, 37.3061, 142.1314, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Off E. Cst Of Honshu Japan {Map}
2014-04-16 03:33, -18.1574, -177.864, 5.1 mb, 625.0, Fiji Rgn {Map}
2014-04-15 19:16, -5.6377, 153.8386, 5.2 Mw, 50.0, New Ireland Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2014-04-15 16:21, -20.1624, -70.7231, 5.1 Mw, 10.0, Offshore Tarapaca Chile {Map}
2014-04-15 16:09, -20.1926, -70.7633, 5.2 Mw, 18.0, Offshore Tarapaca Chile {Map}
2014-04-15 13:31, -36.0008, -101.4358, 5.6 Mw, 10.0, Se Of E.Er Island {Map}
2014-04-15 03:57, -53.7178, 8.6859, 6.8 Mw, 10.0, Bouvet Island Rgn {Map}
2014-04-15 02:43, 8.9369, 126.575, 5.0 mb, 44.0, Mindanao Philippines {Map}
2014-04-15 00:30, -11.4096, 162.9344, 5.0 mb, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-15 00:07, -11.263, 162.9839, 5.3 mb, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 23:56, -11.3591, 162.8663, 5.0 mb, 46.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 20:41, 34.0184, 25.8396, 5.0 mb, 20.0, Crete Greece {Map}
2014-04-14 16:51, -11.0814, 161.8657, 5.0 mb, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 10:47, -10.7637, 161.5492, 5.1 mb, 17.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 07:47, 3.9958, -31.642, 5.3 Mw, 2.0, Central Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2014-04-14 07:40, -11.2645, 161.7927, 5.6 Mw, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 06:29, -11.191, 161.8361, 5.9 Mw, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 05:56, -20.7422, -70.6444, 5.2 Mw, 18.0, Offshore Tarapaca Chile {Map}
2014-04-14 05:07, 12.1924, -86.3258, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Nicaragua {Map}
2014-04-14 04:57, -11.4855, 162.736, 5.0 mb, 34.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 03:30, -11.4684, 162.5427, 5.0 mb, 26.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 00:09, -11.4851, 161.9916, 5.3 mb, 40.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:42, -11.2034, 162.1306, 5.2 mb, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:25, -11.1105, 162.0935, 6.6 Mw, 50.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:19, -6.7342, 154.9863, 5.3 mb, 30.0, Bougainville Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2014-04-13 13:12, -11.1841, 161.9839, 5.6 mb, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:46, -11.4303, 162.3654, 5.7 mb, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:36, -11.4022, 162.0143, 7.4 Mw, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:11, -20.571, -70.656, 5.4 Mw, 15.0, Offshore Tarapaca Chile {Map}
2014-04-13 11:12, -11.0532, 162.0931, 5.0 mb, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 10:09, -11.3289, 161.9388, 5.1 mb, 8.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 10:05, -11.2541, 162.1089, 5.5 Mw, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 09:29, -11.0336, 162.1397, 5.4 mb, 40.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 23:52, -11.4335, 162.535, 5.2 mb, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 22:40, -11.407, 162.5739, 5.1 mb, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 21:39, -11.1358, 162.2217, 5.6 mb, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 21:17, -11.5174, 162.7907, 5.0 mb, 40.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 20:49, -11.3595, 162.6684, 5.5 M, 43.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 20:24, -11.3012, 162.2381, 6.0 mb, 40.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 20:14, -11.2677, 162.2523, 7.6 Mw, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 15:59, -7.1867, 155.2156, 5.7 Mw, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 15:46, -7.1687, 154.9554, 5.0 mb, 15.0, Bougainville Rgn P.N.G. {Map}
2014-04-12 06:15, -7.2162, 155.2781, 5.1 mb, 50.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 05:29, -7.0277, 155.3417, 5.1 mb, 35.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 05:24, -7.1532, 155.3571, 6.1 Mw, 60.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 04:00, -6.8044, 155.0055, 5.1 mb, 45.0, Bougainville Rgn 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.

71 events from GFZ Potsdam

Date/Time UTC,Latitude,Longitude,Magnitude,Depth(Km),Location
2014-04-18 19:05, -62.88, 155.94, 5.5 M, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-18 18:56, 67.74, -162.42, 5.5 M, 10.0, Nthn Alaska {Map}
2014-04-18 18:44, 67.62, -162.5, 5.5 M, 10.0, Nthn Alaska {Map}
2014-04-18 15:24, -11.34, 162.91, 5.0 M, 38.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-18 15:07, -9.24, 110.36, 5.2 M, 56.0, South Of Java. Ind. {Map}
2014-04-18 14:27, 17.49, -100.9, 7.2 M, 29.0, Guerrero. Mexico {Map}
2014-04-18 13:33, -9.06, 110.34, 5.2 M, 49.0, South Of Java. Ind. {Map}
2014-04-18 07:46, -27.75, -62.88, 5.3 M, 620.0, Santiago Del Estero Prov.. Argentina {Map}
2014-04-18 07:30, -11.12, 164.75, 5.2 M, 10.0, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-18 04:13, -11.1, 164.7, 6.1 M, 10.0, Santa Cruz Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 22:59, 46.82, 153.19, 5.0 M, 33.0, Kuril Islands {Map}
2014-04-17 15:11, -62.92, 156.23, 5.0 M, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 15:06, -62.74, 155.48, 6.2 M, 10.0, Balleny Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-17 14:43, 37.52, 142.17, 5.1 M, 10.0, Off E. Cst Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2014-04-17 13:10, -54.98, -129.39, 5.6 M, 10.0, Pacific Antarctic Ridge {Map}
2014-04-17 13:03, -7.89, 117.5, 5.0 M, 280.0, Bali Sea {Map}
2014-04-17 07:28, -11.38, 162.37, 5.1 M, 49.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-17 04:38, 4.53, 122.95, 5.7 M, 581.0, Celebes Sea {Map}
2014-04-17 01:03, 9.62, 141.14, 5.2 M, 10.0, W. Caroline Isls. Micronesia {Map}
2014-04-16 20:24, 62.94, -150.06, 5.0 M, 85.0, Central Alaska {Map}
2014-04-16 20:00, -6.76, 154.96, 5.5 M, 19.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-16 18:17, 37.33, 142.14, 5.0 M, 34.0, Off E. Cst Of Honshu. Japan {Map}
2014-04-16 03:33, -18.07, -177.99, 5.1 M, 618.0, Fiji Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-16 03:14, -20.16, -70.78, 5.1 M, 10.0, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile {Map}
2014-04-15 19:16, -5.64, 153.73, 5.2 M, 66.0, New Ireland Rgn. P.N.G. {Map}
2014-04-15 16:21, -20.19, -70.76, 5.3 M, 10.0, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile {Map}
2014-04-15 16:09, -20.21, -70.71, 5.3 M, 24.0, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile {Map}
2014-04-15 13:31, -36.07, -101.2, 5.5 M, 10.0, Se Of E.Er Island {Map}
2014-04-15 03:57, -53.66, 8.81, 6.5 M, 10.0, Bouvet Island Rgn {Map}
2014-04-15 00:30, -11.39, 162.83, 5.0 M, 31.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-15 00:07, -11.3, 162.83, 5.2 M, 36.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 23:56, -11.31, 162.88, 5.1 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 20:41, 34.09, 25.86, 5.1 M, 30.0, Crete. Greece {Map}
2014-04-14 16:51, -11.13, 161.86, 5.0 M, 35.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 10:47, -10.81, 161.49, 5.2 M, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 08:09, -11.08, 161.73, 5.0 M, 21.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 07:47, 4.65, -32.71, 5.3 M, 10.0, Central Mid Atlantic Ridge {Map}
2014-04-14 07:40, -11.26, 161.82, 5.6 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 06:29, -11.16, 161.82, 6.0 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 05:56, -20.71, -70.64, 5.1 M, 19.0, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile {Map}
2014-04-14 05:07, 12.26, -86.29, 5.0 M, 10.0, Nicaragua {Map}
2014-04-14 04:57, -11.48, 162.72, 5.1 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 03:30, -11.43, 162.58, 5.2 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-14 02:08, -18.73, 176.12, 5.0 M, 10.0, Fiji Islands Rgn {Map}
2014-04-14 00:09, -11.47, 161.97, 5.3 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 18:11, -11.46, 162.3, 5.0 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:42, -11.19, 162.12, 5.2 M, 49.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:25, -11.15, 161.92, 6.5 M, 31.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:19, -6.75, 154.97, 5.3 M, 35.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 13:12, -11.2, 161.96, 5.8 M, 38.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:46, -11.41, 162.37, 5.7 M, 25.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:36, -11.41, 161.97, 7.4 M, 35.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 12:11, -20.57, -70.67, 5.4 M, 14.0, Nr. Coast Of Nthn Chile {Map}
2014-04-13 11:12, -11.09, 162.11, 5.1 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 10:09, -11.29, 162.02, 5.3 M, 25.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 10:05, -11.23, 162, 5.2 M, 38.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 09:29, -11.02, 162.01, 5.5 M, 30.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 05:59, -11.49, 162.71, 5.0 M, 43.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-13 04:36, -11.16, 161.98, 5.0 M, 15.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 23:52, -11.42, 162.51, 5.7 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 22:40, -11.42, 162.56, 5.1 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 21:50, 9.66, 125.41, 5.0 M, 51.0, Mindanao. Philippines {Map}
2014-04-12 21:39, -11.16, 162.07, 5.7 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 21:17, -11.32, 162.64, 5.9 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 21:11, -11.25, 162.14, 5.4 M, 38.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 20:24, -11.21, 162.04, 6.1 M, 59.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 20:14, -11.25, 162.15, 7.5 M, 28.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 15:59, -7.23, 155.16, 5.7 M, 10.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 06:15, -7.3, 155.21, 5.2 M, 73.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 05:24, -7.29, 155.28, 6.1 M, 44.0, Solomon Islands {Map}
2014-04-12 04:00, -6.77, 154.93, 5.1 M, 48.0, Solomon Islands {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_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 magnitudes trend.

M5_Mags_20140418
(USGS converted values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 published magnitudes this week

M5_MagsCW_Published_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 to 5.9 converted magnitudes this week

M5_MagsCW_Converted_20140418
(USGS converted values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 5.0 published/converted comparison

M5CtoPDifference_20140418
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Mag 6.0 to 6.9 magnitudes trend.
M6_Mags_20140418
(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_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

M6Inactivity-104wks_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 7.0 to 7.9 magnitudes trend.

M7_Mags_20140418
(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_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Mag 8.0+ magnitudes trend

M8_Mags_20140418
(USGS published values. Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Earthquake Statistics

QuakeStats_20140418
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(See explanation here.)

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

QS_M5_RollingCE_20140418

Rolling 52 Week M6 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M6_RollingCE_20140418

Rolling 52 Week M7 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M7_RollingCE_20140418

Rolling 52 Week M8 Counts and Energy(USGS Published)

QS_M8_RollingCE_20140418

Rolling Global Counts -v- Energy(USGS Published)
RollingGlobalCount-v-Energy_20140418

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_20140418
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Global Single Magnitude Equivalents By Mag Band

SMGlobal_M5-6-7_20140418

Daily Energy M5+ Comparison 2013/2014

DailyEnergy2013-2014

Daily Magnitude Equivalent M5+ Comparison 2013/2014

DailyMagEquiv2013-2014


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

My sincere apologies. The Volcano data takes so long to prepare that I have been obliged to put it back once again. Volcano data will definitely be reported again in next week’s report for the week ending 25th April

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_20140418
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

There were 2 active category force storms during the week of the report.

ITA Cyclone-4

ITA-track_2014-04-18

Date: 04-14 APR 2014
Cyclone-4 ITA
ADV  LAT    LON      TIME     WIND  PR  STAT
  1 -11.30  156.10 04/04/18Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  2 -11.80  155.70 04/05/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  3 -12.20  154.90 04/05/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  4 -12.10  153.90 04/06/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  5 -12.30  153.50 04/06/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  6 -12.10  153.50 04/07/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  7 -11.70  153.20 04/07/18Z   60     - TROPICAL STORM
  8 -11.50  152.50 04/08/06Z   65     - CYCLONE-1
  9 -11.40  152.00 04/08/18Z   70     - CYCLONE-1
 10 -11.50  150.20 04/09/06Z   80     - CYCLONE-1
 11 -11.70  148.70 04/09/18Z   90     - CYCLONE-2
 12 -12.50  147.10 04/10/06Z  115     - CYCLONE-4
 13 -13.30  146.00 04/10/18Z  135     - CYCLONE-4
 14 -14.50  145.40 04/11/06Z  125     - CYCLONE-4
 15 -15.50  145.00 04/11/18Z   75     - CYCLONE-1
 16 -16.70  145.30 04/12/06Z   50     - TROPICAL STORM
 17 -17.80  146.00 04/12/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 18 -20.10  148.30 04/13/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 19 -22.20  151.70 04/13/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 20 -23.70  155.10 04/14/06Z   40     - TROPICAL STORM

JACK Cyclone-2

JACK-track_2014-04-18

Date: 18-21 APR 2014
Cyclone-2 JACK
ADV  LAT    LON      TIME     WIND  PR  STAT
  1 -12.50   91.60 04/18/18Z   40     - TROPICAL STORM
  2 -13.40   91.10 04/19/06Z   55     - TROPICAL STORM
  3 -14.50   90.90 04/19/18Z   80     - CYCLONE-1
  4 -15.20   91.00 04/20/06Z   90     - CYCLONE-2
  5 -15.30   91.30 04/20/18Z   80     - CYCLONE-1
  6 -16.30   92.70 04/21/06Z   75     - CYCLONE-1
+12 -17.00   93.40 04/21/18Z   70     - CYCLONE-1
+24 -18.20   94.00 04/22/06Z   60     - TROPICAL STORM
+36 -19.30   94.50 04/22/18Z   50     - TROPICAL STORM
+48 -19.70   94.90 04/23/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
+72 -19.80   95.50 04/24/06Z   30     - TROPICAL DEPRESSION

Chart by daily category attaiment
CFStorms_ByDay_20140418
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

Comparison of daily category attaiment and duration category attainment
CFStorms_Dur-Day-Compare_20140418
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

The comparison chart above shows the Category force storms as they are reported for the duration of the storm. This generally includes the lead in period as the storm builds and the lead out as it decreases to tropical storm or lower force, i.e. under category force.

The day element of the comparison only shows where a storm is reported as being category force. For any day that the storm is being reported as category force the higher of any force value is taken.

If we look at a storm such as ITA we can see that the storm duration was reported as from 04 April to 14 April. Up to 0600 Zulu (GMT/UTC) on 08 April the storm was a Tropical storm. During the 8th it was Cyclone 1 so for the 8th it is counted as one unit of force. Sown below as )

On the 9th it was one, rising to Cyclone 2 by the evening so it is counted as 2 )) for the day. On the 10th it was 4 )))) and on the 11th it was Cyclone 4 dropping to Cyclone 1 so the whole day is counted as Cyclone 4 4 )))). It was back to a tropical storm again on the 12th.

The comparison gives one a better idea than using just the duration since ITA was 11 days duration, but was only Category 4 on 2 of those days.

Date: 04-14 APR 2014
Cyclone-4 ITA
ADV  LAT    LON      TIME     WIND  PR  STAT
  1 -11.30  156.10 04/04/18Z   35     - TROPICAL STORM
  2 -11.80  155.70 04/05/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  3 -12.20  154.90 04/05/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  4 -12.10  153.90 04/06/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  5 -12.30  153.50 04/06/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  6 -12.10  153.50 04/07/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
  7 -11.70  153.20 04/07/18Z   60     - TROPICAL STORM
  8 -11.50  152.50 04/08/06Z   65     - CYCLONE-1 ) 
  9 -11.40  152.00 04/08/18Z   70     - CYCLONE-1 ) 
 10 -11.50  150.20 04/09/06Z   80     - CYCLONE-1 ))
 11 -11.70  148.70 04/09/18Z   90     - CYCLONE-2 ))
 12 -12.50  147.10 04/10/06Z  115     - CYCLONE-4 ))))
 13 -13.30  146.00 04/10/18Z  135     - CYCLONE-4 ))))
 14 -14.50  145.40 04/11/06Z  125     - CYCLONE-4 ))))
 15 -15.50  145.00 04/11/18Z   75     - CYCLONE-1 ))))
 16 -16.70  145.30 04/12/06Z   50     - TROPICAL STORM
 17 -17.80  146.00 04/12/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 18 -20.10  148.30 04/13/06Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 19 -22.20  151.70 04/13/18Z   45     - TROPICAL STORM
 20 -23.70  155.10 04/14/06Z   40     - TROPICAL STORM

Data courtesy of Unisys Weather

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

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
Cyclone 1 LEHAR 23/11/2013 28/11/2013
Cyclone 1 MADI 06/12/2013 12/12/2013
Cyclone 4 AMARA 16/12/2013 23/12/2013
Cyclone 5 BRUCE 17/12/2013 24/12/2013
Cyclone 2 CHRISTINE 28/12/2013 30/12/2013
Cyclone 3 BEJISA 29/12/2013 31/12/2013
Cyclone 3 BEJISA 01/01/2014 05/01/2014
Cyclone 4 IAN 05/01/2014 13/01/2014
Cyclone 4 COLIN 09/01/2014 15/01/2014
Cyclone 1 GUITO 18/02/2014 22/02/2014
Typhoon 1 FAXAI 28/02/2014 06/03/2014
Cyclone 1 LUSI 09/03/2014 13/03/2014
Cyclone 3 GILLIAN 21/03/2014 23/03/2014
Cyclone 2 HELLEN 28/03/2014 30/03/2014
Cyclone 4 ITA 04/04/2014 14/04/2014
Cyclone 2 JACK 18/04/2014 21/04/2014

Solar Flux and Other Indices

SFU/AP Chart

SFU-APIndices_20140418
(Click the Image for a larger/clearer version)

KP Indices (Musical Chart)

ql_musiyymm_20140419

Magnetogram

NGK-Magnetogram_20140419
Source of these images


That concludes the report of the week ending 18 April 2014.

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