Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 13km SSW of Visokoi Island, on Saturday, 1 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 13km SSW of Visokoi Island,, on Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - 13km SSW of Visokoi Island,, on Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 127 km depth

1 Feb 04:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Feb 2014 03:58:43 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 126.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.8099°S / 27.273°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Hodson (14 km / 9 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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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.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.0138 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.1137 km SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 6.1127 km13km SSW of Visokoi Island,USGS
M 6.1126 kmS of Visokoi IslandGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake 13km SSW of Visokoi Island,, Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 17 May 2014 21:28 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    106.6 km (66.2 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 04 Mar 2014 21:21 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    107.6 km (66.9 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 13km SSW of Visokoi Island,, on Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43
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