Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Tuesday, 1 November 1988 at 22:31 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.293°S / 25.135°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (95 km / 59 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.3||33 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 1 November 1988 22:31 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 13 Nov 1988 07:19 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|35 km (22 mi) distance| USGS | Details