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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Monday, 20 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Monday, 20 January 2020

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Monday, 20 January 2020
Date & time: Monday, 20 January 2020 06:51 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.02°S / 26.27°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Bristol Island (18 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Mon, 20 Jan 06:51 UTCM 6.1 / 80 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
Mon, 20 Jan 06:51 UTCM 6.0 / 96.6 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
Mon, 20 Jan 06:51 UTCM 6.1 / 91.3 km26km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich IslandsUSGS

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(311.1 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Caguas, puerto rico / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Woke me up at approximately 3:00 am. Very brief, but powerful.
(792.1 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Woking England Surrey / MMI IX (Violent shaking)

 

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