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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 113km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wednesday, 27 December 2017

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 113km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wednesday, 27 December 2017
Date & time: Wed, 27 Dec 10:11:16 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 116.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.0734°S / 25.87°W
Nearest volcano: Montagu Island (47 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 5 Feb
Mon, 5 Feb 22:54 UTCM 4.6 / 153.9 km - [info]Bristol Island (26 km) - United Kingdom, South Sandwich Is- 23km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
Sun, 18 Feb
Sun, 18 Feb 02:54 UTCM 5.5 / 90 km - [info] (48 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
(11825.7 km NW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Only very mild shake for about two seconds
Wed, 28 Feb
Wed, 28 Feb 16:15 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (64 km)- 140km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands[Map]USGS
Wed, 4 Apr
Wed, 4 Apr 17:24 UTCM 5.2 / 48.8 km - [info] (59 km)- 145km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 9 Apr
Mon, 9 Apr 00:20 UTCM 5.3 / 268 km - [info] (78 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 6 Jun
Wed, 6 Jun 18:51 UTCM 5.6 / 119 km - [info] (31 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 13 Jul
Fri, 13 Jul 17:03 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] (47 km)- 66km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 14 Aug
Tue, 14 Aug 03:29 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Tue, 14 Aug 18:13 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (91 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
(13377.7 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Mon, 3 Sep
Mon, 3 Sep 20:35 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info] (77 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 3 Sep 20:47 UTCM 4.7 / 35 km - [info] (71 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Tue, 4 Sep
Tue, 4 Sep 13:32 UTCM 5.0 / 74 km - [info] (65 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 4 Sep 14:37 UTCM 5.1 / 5.1 km - [info] (159 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GeoAu
Tue, 4 Sep 14:37 UTCM 5.2 / 35 km - [info] (60 km)- 137km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 4 Sep 18:38 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info] (86 km)- 129km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 5 Sep
Wed, 5 Sep 00:36 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (98 km)South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Wed, 5 Sep 00:43 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (79 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Sep 00:50 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (83 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Wed, 5 Sep 03:33 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (75 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Wed, 5 Sep 05:09 UTCM 5.2 / 35 km - [info] (89 km)- South Sandwich Islands region
[Map]
USGS
67227 Frankenthal, Germany (12377.8 km NNE from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Waking up by feeling shaked in my bed 7:45 a.m.
Thu, 27 Sep
Thu, 27 Sep 07:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (66 km) SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Sun, 28 Oct
Sun, 28 Oct 14:36 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (79 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Sun, 28 Oct 14:41 UTCM 4.9 / 35 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Oct
Mon, 29 Oct 03:18 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (78 km)- 107km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
[Map]
USGS
sontaron / MMI IX (Violent shaking): hi
Mon, 29 Oct 03:30 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 29 Oct 04:46 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Thu, 1 Nov
Thu, 1 Nov 19:30 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km - [info] (70 km)South Sandwich Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
south snadwhich island / MMI IX (Violent shaking): i died
South Sandwich islands region / MMI IX (Violent shaking): People dying everywhere, trying to escape

 

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