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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 12 July 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 12 July 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 12 July 2014
Jul 12 19:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.5.
Date & time: Sat, 12 Jul 17:49:19 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.54°S / 28.13°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (55 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 12 Jul
Sat, 12 Jul 17:49 UTCM 5.5 / 25 km SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 12 Jul 18:20 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sat, 12 Jul 18:20 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 29 Jul
Tue, 29 Jul 21:09 UTCM 4.8 / 108.4 km - [info]Zavodovski (17 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK)66km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Tue, 29 Jul 21:09 UTCM 4.8 / 108.4 km - [info]Zavodovski (17 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK)66km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Thu, 31 Jul
Thu, 31 Jul 15:56 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (71 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 31 Jul 17:38 UTCM 5.2 / 30 km - [info] (48 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 2 Aug
Sat, 2 Aug 14:02 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (49 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 3 Aug
Sun, 3 Aug 04:14 UTCM 4.6 / 12.5 km - [info] (63 km)163km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Sun, 3 Aug 07:30 UTCM 5.0 / 40 km - [info] (42 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 3 Aug 07:30 UTCM 5.0 / 100 km - [info] (42 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 3 Aug 20:40 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (81 km)4.8 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 11 Aug
Mon, 11 Aug 14:37 UTCM 4.9 / 106.6 km - [info] (35 km)36km NNE of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Mon, 18 Aug
Mon, 18 Aug 15:40 UTCM 5.1 / 40 km - [info] (66 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 19 Aug
Tue, 19 Aug 06:13 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] (61 km)4.6 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 24 Aug
Sun, 24 Aug 20:21 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (79 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 25 Aug
Mon, 25 Aug 01:42 UTCM 5.1 / 125 km - [info]Protector Shoal (19 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 25 Aug 01:42 UTCM 5.1 / 122 km - [info]Protector Shoal (28 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich IsSouth Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Fri, 5 Sep
Fri, 5 Sep 18:47 UTCM 4.8 / 88 km - [info]Protector Shoal (36 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is4.8 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sat, 6 Sep
Sat, 6 Sep 06:03 UTCM 5.1 / 13.6 km - [info] (67 km)165km NNW of Visokoi Island,
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 13 Sep
Sat, 13 Sep 07:46 UTCM 4.8 / 40 km - [info]Zavodovski (57 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Sep
Mon, 22 Sep 16:01 UTCM 5.9 / 122 km - [info]Protector Shoal (27 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 25 Sep
Thu, 25 Sep 19:00 UTCM 5.2 / 145 km - [info]Zavodovski (16 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 22 Oct
Wed, 22 Oct 12:38 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (65 km)159km NNW of Visokoi Island,[Map]USGS
Tue, 28 Oct
Tue, 28 Oct 07:09 UTCM 4.7 / 80 km - [info]Hodson (53 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is4.7 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 30 Oct
Thu, 30 Oct 17:38 UTCM 4.8 / 232 km - [info]Protector Shoal (57 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 11 Nov
Tue, 11 Nov 16:25 UTCM 4.9 / 84 km - [info]Zavodovski (33 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Fri, 5 Dec
Fri, 5 Dec 13:30 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (49 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Sun, 28 Dec
Sun, 28 Dec 05:05 UTCM 5.1 / 100 km - [info]Zavodovski (31 km) - South Sandwich Islands (UK) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC

 

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