Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 203km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Friday, 26 July 2013
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, July 26, 2013 19:32:59
Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Jul 21:53 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, July 26, 2013 19:32:59
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.7893°S / 23.9594°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (148 km / 92 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 6.3||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 6.3||60 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 6.2||10 km||203km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 6.2||10 km||NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Cape Town (4109.8 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, Friday, July 26, 2013 19:32:59
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 02 Oct 2013 21:00 UTC| M 4.8 |64.2 km (39.9 mi) depth|70 km (44 mi) distance| USGS | Details