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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 29 June 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 29 June 2014

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 29 June 2014
Jun 29 17:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 5.8.
Date & time: Sun, 29 Jun 14:32:51 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.42°S / 28.26°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (56 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 29 Jun 2014
Sun, 29 Jun 14:32 UTCM 5.9 / 2 km SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 29 Jun 17:33 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]165km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Sun, 29 Jun 22:40 UTCM 4.9 / 29.1 km - [info]158km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Mon, 30 Jun 2014
Mon, 30 Jun 15:44 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 1 Jul 2014
Tue, 1 Jul 07:29 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]203km NW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Jul 2014
Wed, 2 Jul 10:02 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]166km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Wed, 2 Jul 17:33 UTCM 4.7 / 36.3 km - [info]152km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Fri, 4 Jul 2014
Fri, 4 Jul 06:52 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info]171km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Wed, 9 Jul 2014
Wed, 9 Jul 08:12 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]175km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Sat, 12 Jul 2014
Sat, 12 Jul 17:49 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Jul 18:20 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Jul 2014
Tue, 29 Jul 21:09 UTCM 4.8 / 108.4 km - [info]66km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Thu, 31 Jul 2014
Thu, 31 Jul 15:56 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 31 Jul 17:38 UTCM 5.2 / 30 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 2 Aug 2014
Sat, 2 Aug 14:02 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 3 Aug 2014
Sun, 3 Aug 04:14 UTCM 4.6 / 12.5 km - [info]163km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Sun, 3 Aug 07:30 UTCM 5.0 / 100 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 3 Aug 20:40 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]4.8 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Aug 2014
Mon, 11 Aug 14:37 UTCM 4.9 / 106.6 km - [info]36km NNE of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Aug 2014
Mon, 18 Aug 15:40 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Aug 2014
Tue, 19 Aug 06:13 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info]4.6 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug 2014
Sun, 24 Aug 20:21 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Aug 2014
Mon, 25 Aug 01:42 UTCM 5.1 / 122 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 5 Sep 2014
Fri, 5 Sep 18:47 UTCM 4.8 / 88 km - [info]4.8 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 6 Sep 2014
Sat, 6 Sep 06:03 UTCM 5.1 / 13.6 km - [info]165km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Sat, 13 Sep 2014
Sat, 13 Sep 07:46 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Sep 2014
Mon, 22 Sep 16:01 UTCM 5.9 / 122 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 25 Sep 2014
Thu, 25 Sep 19:00 UTCM 5.2 / 145 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
Wed, 22 Oct 12:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info]159km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Tue, 28 Oct 2014
Tue, 28 Oct 07:09 UTCM 4.7 / 80 km - [info]4.7 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Oct 2014
Thu, 30 Oct 17:38 UTCM 4.8 / 232 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 11 Nov 2014
Tue, 11 Nov 16:25 UTCM 4.9 / 84 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Dec 2014
Fri, 5 Dec 13:30 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Dec 2014
Sun, 28 Dec 05:05 UTCM 5.1 / 100 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC

 

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