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 magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 127 km depth
1 Feb 04:19 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43
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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|M 6.0||138 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 6.1||137 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 6.1||127 km||13km SSW of Visokoi Island,||USGS|
|M 6.1||126 km||S of Visokoi Island||GeoAu|
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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake 13km SSW of Visokoi Island,, Saturday, February 01, 2014 01:58:43
More infoRecorded 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