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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Wednesday, 10 May 2017
May 10 23:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.5.
Date & time: Wednesday, 10 May 2017 23:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.49°S / 25.96°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Hodson (77 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.5*10^14 J (98.6 GWh / 84802 tons of TNT / 5.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 10 May 2017
Wed, 10 May 23:23 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km- 94km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
Wed, 10 May 23:23 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km6.4 SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGIONEMSC

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