2012 RAS 6+

Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GS RAS) was established on the basis of experimental and methodological Joint expedition of the Institute of Earth Physics. O. Schmidt RAS in accordance with the Decree of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences № 107, dated May 31, 1994, pursuant to Resolution of the Government of the Russian Federation № 444 of May 11, 1993.
Main activities include;

  • perform basic research and applied research into the problems of seismology and geophysics
  • conducting continuous seismic monitoring of the Russian Federation and adjacent areas of the world.
  • with Roshydromet Russian operates a tsunami warning system in the Far East;
  • together with the Defense Ministry (Government of the Russian Federation of 25 August 2005 № 537) operates the Russian objects (9 seismic stations through RAS) of the International Monitoring System, which is created for the continuous monitoring of the implementation of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).
  • monitoring of volcanic activity (for Kamchatka Branch GS RAS) and
  • Monitoring slow geodynamic processes in the Earth’s crust and surface deformation.
  • December Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for December 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    13 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 6.7mb, 21/12/2012 22:28:08, -14.4, 167.15, Vanuatu Islands

    November Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for November 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    10 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 6.0mb, 21/11/2012 16:46:38, -11.24, 118.15, South of Sumbawa, Indonesia

    October Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for October 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    15 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 6.1mb, 30/10/2012 02:49:00, 52.27,-131.99, Queen Charlotte Islands region

    September Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for September 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    9 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 7.0mb, 30/09/2012 16:31:33, 1.96, -76.37, Colombia

    August Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for August 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    12 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 7.4mb (7.5Ms), 31/08/2012 12:47:32, 10.79, 126.77, Philippine Islands region

    July Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for June 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    12 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 6.0mb, 29/07/2012 2:21 UTC, 22.89, 94.46, Burma (Myanmar)

    June Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for June 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    To view larger map and the list, which has newest events at the top, click on text “View Larger Map” below map.
    16 earthquakes on this map,
    Last earthquake – 6.3mb, 6.5Ms, 29/06/2012 21:07:31UTC, 43.53, 84.7, Northern Xinjiang China

    May Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for May 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    To view larger map and the list, which has newest events at the top, click on text “View Larger Map” below map.
    10 earthquakes on this map

    April Mag6+ only

    The events shown on the map below are based on data from RAS for May 2012 Magnitude 6+
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    22 earthquakes on this map

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