Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 2 November 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 2 November 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)

- Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 2 November 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

2 Nov 18:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Nov 3 16:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.0.
Date & time: 2 Nov 2019 06:08:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.79°S / 26.27°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (99 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
673 km (418 mi) ESE of Grytviken (pop: 2)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.010 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.110 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
M 6.123 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
M 6.233 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionBMKG
M 6.18 km129km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
M 5.910 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionBMKG

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Svitávka ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA / Severe shaking (MMI VIII) : SILNÉ BOLESTI V PÁTEŘI.TITAN VOPEROVANÝ,DÁVÁ MI SIGNÁLY
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, был дома, ужинал, и занимался домашними хлопотами, всё тихо и спокойно, висячие предметы интерьера в норме. Связка ключей и люстры в норме, всё тихо и спокойно. Да, пожалуйста, оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 2 November 18:08 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (7 quakes):
  • 02 Apr 2020 18:43 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 27 Mar 2020 21:26 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 23 Feb 2020 23:58 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Jan 2020 17:15 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 28 Dec 2019 04:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 26 Dec 2019 15:15 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | BMKG | Details
  • 26 Dec 2019 15:15 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 2 November 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)
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