Strong and shallow earthquake registered as M 6.2 occurred in Pacific - Antarctic Ridge (62.580°S, 161.397°W) on January 15, 2013 at 16:09:37 UTC. According to USGS, the epicenter was at the depth of 10 km (6.2 miles) while EMSC recorded M 6.1 at depth of 80 km (49.7 miles).
The epicenter is far from any settlements. The nearest place is Antarctic, nearly 1000 km ENE and New Zealand, some 2500 km SSE.
|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles)|
|Distances||1029 km (639 miles) ENE of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica|
2570 km (1596 miles) SSE of Dunedin, New Zealand
2617 km (1626 miles) SE of Invercargill, New Zealand
2617 km (1626 miles) SE of Gore, New Zealand
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 27 km (16.8 miles); depth +/- 3.4 km (2.1 miles)|
|Parameters||NST= 58, Nph= 58, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.07 sec, Gp= 50°,|
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method)(Mi/Mwp),Version=7
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