Monday, March 23, 2015

The blood of St. Gennaro liquefies in Pope Francis’ presence

VATICAN INSIDER

St. Gennaro’s relic miraculously turned to liquid in Naples Cathedral. This usually only happens on the feast of the saint on 19 September. Sepe said St. Gennaro loves the Pope, the blood has already liquefied by half." But the whole relic eventually turned to liquid

GIACOMO GALEAZZIIN NAPLES
This is the first time it happened. San Gennaro’s blood had never liquefied during a papal visit to Naples before. None of the visits paid by Pius IX, John Paul II or Benedict XVI provoked the phenomenon. But the miracle was witnessed this afternoon, after Francis’ heartfelt address to faithful and clergy.

The Pope had taken the vial with the blood of St. Gennaro - displayed on the altar - in his hands and kissed it. Cardinal Sepe said over the microphone: “It is the sign that St. Gennaro loves Pope Francis: half of the blood turned to liquid.” The pronouncement was followed by a long applause from faithful. The Pope then replied: “If only half of it liquefied that means we still have work to do; we have to do better. We have only half of the saint’s love.” But the blood continued to liquefy until the whole relic had turned to liquid, with many faithful crying out as they witnessed this.

Prior to this, the Pope had set aside his written speech and continued off the cuff, describing some personal experiences he had had and encouraging faithful to worship and love the Church (“you cannot love Jesus without loving his Church”) and show apostolic zeal (“The Church exists in order to bring Jesus” to people, he stressed). “We need to start from Jesus and Mary, the Pope urged, before going on to condemn wheeling and dealing in the Church, the “terrorism of gossip” and the attachment to money displayed by some priests and religious. “Wheeling and dealing” in the Church is an “ugly” thing.

Magnitude 6.1 Chile

M6.1 - TARAPACA, CHILE

Date-Time 23 Mar 2015 04:51:3723 Mar 2015 01:51:37 near epicenter22 Mar 2015 23:51:37 standard time in your timezone

Location 18.437S 69.364W Depth 128 km Distances 33 km (20 mi) SE of Putre, Chile105 km (65 mi) ESE of Tacna, Peru203 km (126 mi) SW of Patacamaya, Bolivia250 km (155 mi) SSW of La Paz, Bolivia Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 3.2 km; Vertical 4.4 km Parameters Nph = 143; Dmin = 19.3 km; Rmss = 1.16 seconds; Gp = 62°
Version = Event ID us 10001ppx

Sunday, March 22, 2015

“Huge geomagnetic storm” hits Earth

“Huge geomagnetic storm” hits Earth — “So intense it far overshadows anything this solar cycle” — Gov’t: “A great deal stronger than expected… eruptions combined into larger shock front” — WashPost: Severe CME “causing fluctuations on power grid” — Officials warn of “widespread voltage control problems”


“Huge geomagnetic storm” hits Earth — “So intense it far overshadows anything this solar cycle” — Gov’t: “A great deal stronger than expected… eruptions combined into larger shock front” — WashPost: Severe CME “causing fluctuations on power grid” — Officials warn of “widespread voltage control problems”

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AFP (emphasis added): A pair of solar eruptions… unleashed a severe geomagnetic storm that could disrupt power… US officials said… “These two eruptions combined into one eruption, one sort of larger shockfront” [NOAA's Thomas Berger] said… Bob Rutledge, forecast lead at the Space Weather Prediction Center [said] “We did have kind of the G1, minor level… We have seen intensity that is a great deal stronger than originally anticipated.”
Guardian: Two blasts of magnetic plasma left the sun on Sunday, eventually combining and arriving on Earth on Tuesday about 15 hours earlier and much stronger than expectedAuthorities warned of possible disruption to power grids.
Sky NewsSkies light up across the world… following a huge geomagnetic solar stormAuthorities warned the bursts of radiation could disrupt communications and power.
Washington Post: A severe geomagnetic storm whipped through Earth’s magnetosphere on Tuesday, causing fluctuations on power grids… Space weather models predicted just a ‘glancing blow’… which instead have caused a stronger disruption here on Earth.
UPI: The storm is the strongest recorded during the current solar cycle, an 11-year period.
ABC KTLV: This storm is the strongest in the current solar cycle, which began in 2008.
Forbes: [A] level G4 geomagnetic storm, the most intense seen in the current solar cycle.
Discovery News: The most powerful solar storm of the current solar cycle is currentlyreverberating around the globe… [It] is so intense that it far overshadows anything that has come before it in our sun’s current solar cycle. Approximately every 11 years, the sun waxes and wanes in magnetic activity… The storm is still ongoing and space weather experts will be closely watching… these can have global impacts — from overloading powergrids
CNBC: The geomagnetic storm is the strongest so far of the current solar cycle, which happens every 11 years or so.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

M2.0 - EASTERN TENNESSEE

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 2.0 Date-Time 21 Mar 2015 05:42:4521 Mar 2015 01:42:45 near epicenter 21 Mar 2015 00:42:45 standard time in your timezone Location 35.639N 84.681W Depth 19 km Distances 17 km (11 mi) ESE of Spring City, Tennessee Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 0.7 km; Vertical 0.9 km Parameters Nph = 13; Dmin = 17.3 km; Rmss = 0.05 seconds; Gp = 145°
Version = 3 Event ID se 60006008

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Mysterious Dust Cloud, ‘Christmas Lights’ Surrounding Mars Has NASA Scientists Puzzled


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Mysterious Dust Cloud, ‘Christmas Lights’ Surrounding Mars Has NASA Scientists Puzzled
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Aurora on Mars
Artist’s conception of MAVEN’s Imaging UltraViolet Spectrograph (IUVS) observing the “Christmas Lights Aurora” on Mars. MAVEN observations show that aurora on Mars is similar to Earth’s “Northern Lights” but has a different origin. Image Credit: University of Colorado

COLORADO (CBS SF) — NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Spacecraft (MAVEN) has observed some puzzling atmospheric phenomena above the red planet. One of them has been billions of years in the making.

Just five days before Christmas, MAVEN saw a bright auroral glow in Mars’ northern hemisphere. We see aurorae at the highest latitudes on Earth — the northern and southern lights — when energetic particles crash into our atmosphere and cause the gas to glow. However, Earth’s light show pales in comparison to the aurora on Mars.

“What’s especially surprising about the aurora we saw is how deep in the atmosphere it occurs – much deeper than at Earth or elsewhere on Mars,” said Arnaud Stiepen, IUVS team member at the University of Colorado. “The electrons producing it must be really energetic

Signs in The Heavens

6.2 Earthquake - OFFSHORE BIO-BIO, CHILE

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 6.2

Date-Time 18 Mar 2015 18:27:2818 Mar 2015 13:27:28 near epicenter

18 Mar 2015 13:27:28 standard time in your timezone Location 36.097S 73.626W Depth 10 km Distances 82 km (51 mi) NNW of Talcahuano, Chile91 km (56 mi) NW of Penco, Chile96 km (60 mi) NNW of Concepcion, Chile Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.9 km; Vertical 1.7 km Parameters Nph = 109; Dmin = 99.1 km; Rmss = 1.85 seconds; Gp = 34°
Version = Event ID us 10001nj1

WARNING: Geomagnetic K-Index of 6 expected

Space Weather Message Code: WARK06 Serial Number: 259 Issue Time: 2015 Mar 18 1600 UTC

Valid From: 2015 Mar 18 1600 UTC Valid To: 2015 Mar 18 1900 UTC Warning Condition: Onset NOAA Scale: G2 - Moderate NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation

Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 55 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude. Induced Currents - Power grid fluctuations can occur. High-latitude power systems may experience voltage alarms. Spacecraft - Satellite orientation irregularities may occur; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites is possible. Radio - HF (high frequency) radio propagation can fade at higher latitudes. Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as New York to Wisconsin to Washington state.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 Threshold Reached:

Space Weather Message Code: ALTK07 Serial Number: 93 Issue Time: 2015 Mar 17 2313 UTC

ALERT: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 Threshold Reached: 2015 Mar 17 2306 UTC

Synoptic Period UTC Active Warning: Yes NOAA Scale: G3 - Strong

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation

Potential Impacts: Area of impact primarily poleward of 50 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude. Induced Currents - Power system voltage irregularities possible, false alarms may be triggered on some protection devices. Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites and orientation problems may occur. Navigation - Intermittent satellite navigation (GPS) problems, including loss-of-lock and increased range error may occur. Radio - HF (high frequency) radio may be intermittent. Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon.

Editor's note

Brace for significant Geological and Atmospheric events for the next 7-10 days

Geomagnetic Storm Warning - Extreme

Space Weather Message Code: WARK07 Serial Number: 46

Issue Time: 2015 Mar 17 1216 UTC WARNING: Geomagnetic K-index of 7 or greater expected Valid From: 2015 Mar 17 1215 UTC Valid To: 2015 Mar 17 1700 UTC

Warning Condition: Onset NOAA Scale: G3 or greater - Strong to Extreme

NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation Potential Impacts:

Area of impact primarily poleward of 50 degrees Geomagnetic Latitude.

Induced Currents - Power system voltage irregularities possible, false alarms may be triggered on some protection devices. Spacecraft - Systems may experience surface charging; increased drag on low Earth-orbit satellites and orientation problems may occur. Navigation - Intermittent satellite navigation (GPS) problems, including loss-of-lock and increased range error may occur. Radio - HF (high frequency) radio may be intermittent. Aurora - Aurora may be seen as low as Pennsylvania to Iowa to Oregon.

Sunday, March 15, 2015

M2.8 - VIRGINIA Earthquake Magnitude 2.8

M2.8 - VIRGINIA Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 2.8

Date-Time 15 Mar 2015 07:02:3515 Mar 2015 03:02:35 near epicenter15 Mar 2015 02:02:35 standard time in your timezone

Location 37.950N 77.948W Depth 5 km Distances 9 km (6 mi) SSE of Louisa, Virginia44 km (27 mi) NW of Short Pump, Virginia61 km (38 mi) NW of Richmond, Virginia

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 1.6 km; Vertical 1.8 km Parameters Nph = 15; Dmin = 6.6 km; Rmss = 0.60 seconds; Gp = 54°
Version = Event ID us 10001mht

For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Four Small Quakes Shake North Carolina

This is the fourth quake in last 3 hours...

M2.2 - TENNESSEE-NORTH CAROLINA BORDER REGION Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 2.2 Date-Time 14 Mar 2015 01:49:1013 Mar 2015 21:49:11 near epicenter13 Mar 2015 20:49:10 standard time in your timezone Location 35.459N 83.273W Depth 5 km Distances 4 km (2 mi) ESE of Cherokee, North Carolina Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 1.1 km; Vertical 20.3 km Parameters Nph = 10; Dmin = 42.7 km; Rmss = 0.22 seconds; Gp = 94°
Version = 3 Event ID se 60005218

'Unbelievable destruction' reported in Tropical Cyclone Pam's wake

CNN

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Red Cross says Tropical Cyclone Pam destroyed many homes
UNICEF tweets there are reports of devastation in Vanuatu's capital
Storm has made a direct hit on the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila

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Relief workers reported "unbelievable destruction" after Tropical Cyclone Pam smashed the capital of Vanuatu, the Australian Red Cross said Saturday.

The Australian Red Cross said via Twitter that "humanitarian needs will be enormous. Many people have lost their homes. Shelter, food and water (are) urgent priorities" in Port Vila.

Meteorologists said the storm has weakened some, but it was still pounding the islands after hours of fierce winds and torrential rain.

"#CyclonePam still tearing through #Vanuatu. 'Much bigger than expected,' says our colleague in Port Vila. Initial reports of devastation," the Australian branch of UNICEF said on Twitter earlier.

Pam, one of the strongest storms seen in the South Pacific in years, earlier made a direct hit on the capital, raising fears of mass destruction.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5

Space Weather Message Code: ALTXMF Serial Number: 252 Issue Time: 2015 Mar 10 0324 UTC

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5 Threshold Reached: 2015 Mar 10 0323

UTC NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation

Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth. Extent of blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication dependent upon current X-ray Flux intensity.

For real-time information on affected area and expected duration please see http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/d-region-absorption-predictions-d-rap.

Sunday, March 8, 2015

M6.0 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

M6.0 - NEW BRITAIN REGION, PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Preliminary Earthquake ReportMagnitude6.0Date-Time7 Mar 2015 22:18:58 UTC8 Mar 2015 08:18:58 near epicenter7 Mar 2015 17:18:58standard time in your timezoneLocation6.550S 151.737EDepth23 kmDistances208 km (129 mi) ESE of Kimbe, Papua New Guinea249 km (154 mi) SSW of Kokopo, Papua New Guinea422 km (262 mi) W of Arawa, Papua New Guinea442 km (274 mi) NNE of Alotau, Papua New Guinea595 km (369 mi) ENE of Port Moresby, Papua New GuineaLocation UncertaintyHorizontal: 7.0 km; Vertical 3.9 kmParametersNph = 114; Dmin = 265.1 km; Rmss = 0.89 seconds; Gp = 19°
Version =Event IDus c000twg0

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:Event Page or USGS

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake- GEORGIA, USA

Preliminary Earthquake Report Magnitude 2.3

Date-Time5 Mar 2015 17:26:55 UTC5 Mar 2015 12:26:56 near epicenter
5 Mar 2015 12:26:55standard time in your time zone Location34.944N 83.817WDepth 0 kmDistances 5 km (3 mi) W of Hiawassee, Georgia

Location UncertaintyHorizontal: 1.1 km; Vertical 3.7 kmParametersNph = 10; Dmin = 19.8 km; Rmss = 0.22 seconds; Gp = 160°
Version = 1Event IDse 60093416

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Southeast US Seismic Network
U.S. Geological Survey
University of Memphis

http://www.ceri.memphis.edu/seismic

Israeli Judge Rules Jews Must be “Allowed to Pray on Temple Mount”

“Justice, Justice you shall pursue, that you may live and inherit the land which the Lord your God gives you.” (Deuteronomy 16:20)

image: http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/temple-mount.jpg

Temple Mount
Aerial view of the Temple Mount. (Photo: Wiki Commons)
In a historic ruling, a Jerusalem magistrate court has allowed for the first time ever Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount.

Until this ruling, police have prevented Jews from praying at the holiest site in the Jewish religion, bowing to the desires of the Islamic Waqf, which controls the Temple Mount complex. Jews, and often Christians, who visited the Temple Mount are forced to endure continual harassment at the hands of Muslims.

The ruling is a decisive victory in favor of Temple Mount activist Rabbi Yehuda Glick, a recent victim of Islamic terror. In 2011, Glick was banned for two years by Israeli police from ascending the mount after a Channel 10 broadcast showed him uttering a prayer at the holy site.

This week’s ruling, issued by court judge Malka Aviv, stated that the police ban was implemented “without appropriate consideration, was arbitrary, and only out of concern for the consequences of the broadcast.” She wrote in her brief that “police must make sure that Jews are allowed to pray on the Temple Mount.”

Aviv also awarded Glick compensation of NIS 500,000 for losses to his livelihood, as he leads tours on the Mount, as well as NIS 150,000 for damages. His legal costs which must be paid by the police.

Read more at http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/31715/israeli-judge-rules-people-faiths-must-allowed-pray-temple-mount-jerusalem/#oLZQ6MIjiOvA3HbS.99

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Geophysical Alert Message

Product: Geophysical Alert Message wwv.txt :Issued: 2015 Mar 03 0600 UTC # 

Prepared by the US Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, Space Weather Prediction Center # # 

Geophysical Alert Message # Solar-terrestrial indices for 02 March follow. 

Solar flux 130 and estimated planetary A-index 28. The estimated planetary K-index at 0600 UTC on 03 March was 3.  Space weather for the past 24 hours has been moderate. Geomagnetic storms reaching the G1 level occurred. Radio blackouts reaching the R2 level occurred. 

No space weather storms are predicted for the next 24 hours.


ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5

Space Weather Message Code: ALTXMF Serial Number: 249 Issue Time: 2015 Mar 03 0134 UTC 

ALERT: X-Ray Flux exceeded M5 Threshold Reached: 2015 Mar 03 0132 UTC 

NOAA Scale: R2 - Moderate NOAA Space Weather Scale descriptions can be found at www.swpc.noaa.gov/noaa-scales-explanation 

Potential Impacts: Area of impact centered on sub-solar point on the sunlit side of Earth. Extent of blackout of HF (high frequency) radio communication dependent upon current X-ray Flux intensity. For real-time information on affected area and expected duration please see http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/d-region-absorption-predictions-d-rap.

M6.4 - KEPULAUAN BATU, INDONESIA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude6.4
Date-Time
  • 3 Mar 2015 10:37:31 UTC
  • 3 Mar 2015 17:37:31 near epicenter
  • 3 Mar 2015 05:37:31 standard time in your timezone
Location0.767S 98.708E
Depth37 km
Distances
  • 50 km (31 mi) NW of Sikabaluan, Indonesia
  • 158 km (98 mi) W of Pariaman, Indonesia
  • 184 km (114 mi) W of Padang, Indonesia
  • 191 km (118 mi) WSW of Bukittinggi, Indonesia
  • 544 km (337 mi) SW of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Location UncertaintyHorizontal: 6.9 km; Vertical 6.1 km
ParametersNph = 136; Dmin = 261.3 km; Rmss = 1.10 seconds; Gp = 58°
Version =
Event IDus c000tumx
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Friday, February 27, 2015

6.6 Magnitude Earthquake - FLORES SEA

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 6.6
Date-Time 27 Feb 2015 13:45:05 UTC27 Feb 2015 21:45:05 near epicenter
27 Feb 2015 08:45:05 standard time in your timezone
Location7.282S 122.508E Depth547 km
Distances131 km (81 mi) N of Nebe, Indonesia151 km (94 mi) NNE of Maumere, Indonesia196 km (122 mi) NNE of Ende, Indonesia201 km (125 mi) S of Baubau, Indonesia366 km (227 mi) WNW of Dili, East Timor
Location Uncertainty

Horizontal: 8.9 km; Vertical 5.5 kmParametersNph = 191; Dmin = 152.8 km; Rmss = 1.00 seconds; Gp = 12°
Version =Event IDus c000ttkd

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

Thursday, February 26, 2015

2.5 Magnitude Earthquake Virginia

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 2.5
Date-Time26 Feb 2015 08:48:28 UTC26 Feb 2015 03:48:28 near epicenter26 Feb 2015 03:48:28standard time in your timezone

Location37.709N 77.868WDepth7 kmDistances3 km (2 mi) NNE of Goochland, Virginia23 km (14 mi) WNW of Short Pump, Virginia39 km (24 mi) WNW of Richmond, VirginiaLocation UncertaintyHorizontal: 0.7 km; Vertical 1.9 km

ParametersNph = 14; Dmin = 28.6 km; Rmss = 0.17 seconds; Gp = 83°
Version = 3Event IDse 60004908

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Southeast US Seismic Network
U.S. Geological Survey
University of Memphis

http://www.ceri.memphis.edu/seismic

Two White Lights Shine From Dwarf Planet In Asteroid Belt

Scientists Totally Puzzled by Ceres’ Mysterious White Lights

Scientists Totally Puzzled by Ceres’ Mysterious White Lights

After a white blotch immortalized by NASA’s Dawn probe in January, Ceres holds more surprises. Sharper images beamed by the spacecraft show that the mysterious spot consists in two separate but dim lights.

Yet, our most capable astrophysicists have no clue what Ceres’ mysterious white lights may be, but they have a bunch of theories.

Ceres, which is the largest space object in the asteroid belt and was recently classified as a dwarf planet while Pluto was being downgraded to the same category, is currently expecting a historical rendezvous with Dawn space craft on March 6.

While getting closer to Ceres, NASA’s probe beamed back to Earth some of the most accurate photos of the dwarf planet, but the recent imagery is revelatory. On Jan. 13, a series of low-res photos taken by the Dawn craft revealed a flickering white blotch on the planet’s surface.

Back then, scientists had no idea what it might be, but they did describe it as both “intriguing” and “mysterious.”

On Feb. 19, as Dawn was closer to the planet, it managed to take another set of photos this time from a closer range (close to 29,000 miles). The higher quality photos revealed that the previously spotted white blotch on Ceres surface consisted in two separate light sources.

Ceres’ bright spot can now be seen to have a companion of lesser brightness, but apparently in the same basin,”

Chris Russell, researcher involved in the Dawn mission, reported in a press release from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

Mr. Russel also said that his team currently speculates that the probable sources of such light emissions may be volcanic activity on Ceres. However, he added that it was too soon to launch such a hypothesis since everyone was waiting for better resolution imagery before making “such geologic interpretations.”

Yet, other scientists claim that the two lights may be the result of light reflection onto an icy surface. Still, if that it the case, UCLA scientists claim that the material reflects only 40 percent of the light falling on it. To see whether their hypothesis is correct, UCLA astronomers are also waiting for better images of the planet.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Dozens of new craters suspected in northern Russia

Siberian Times

By Anna Liesowska23 February 2015
Satellites show giant hole ringed by 20 'baby craters'.

View of the crater in Antipayuta

Respected Moscow scientist Professor Vasily Bogoyavlensky has called for 'urgent' investigation of the new phenomenon amid safety fears.
Until now, only three large craters were known about in northern Russia with several scientific sources speculating last year that heating from above the surface due to unusually warm climatic conditions, and from below, due to geological fault lines, led to a huge release of gas hydrates, so causing the formation of these craters in Arctic regions. 
Two of the newly-discovered large craters - also known as funnels to scientists - have turned into lakes, revealed Professor Bogoyavlensky, deputy director of the Moscow-based Oil and Gas Research Institute, part of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 
Examination using satellite images has helped Russian experts understand that the craters are more widespread than was first realised, with one large hole surrounded by as many as 20 mini-craters, The Siberian Times can reveal.

Sunday, February 22, 2015

M6.2 - OFF THE COAST OF JALISCO, MEXICO

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude6.2Date-Time22 Feb 2015 14:23:14 UTC22 Feb 2015 07:23:15 near epicenter22 Feb 2015 09:23:14standard time in your timezone

Location18.717N 106.806WDepth10 kmDistances211 km (131 mi) SW of Tomatlan, Mexico267 km (166 mi) SW of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Location UncertaintyHorizontal: 8.0 km; Vertical 1.8 kmParametersNph = 116; Dmin = 595.6 km; Rmss = 0.81 seconds; Gp = 82°
Version =Event IDus c000tsak

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program