Sunday, March 14, 2010

Earthquake: 6.0 Mw - SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN

Globe with Earthquake Location

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.0 Mw
Date-Time
  • 14 Mar 2010 20:33:10 UTC
  • 15 Mar 2010 02:33:10 near epicenter
  • 14 Mar 2010 12:33:10 standard time in your timezone
Location 2.763S 83.677E
Depth 10 km
Distances
  • 1156 km (719 miles) SSE (158 degrees) of COLOMBO, Sri Lanka
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 8.5 km; Vertical
Parameters Nph = 95; Dmin = 999.9 km; Rmss = 0.86 seconds; Gp = 50°
M-type = Mw; Version = 6
Event ID US 2010tvb3 ***This event supersedes event AT00859879.
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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