Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - East of the South Sandwich Islands on Monday, 22 June 1992 at 04:00 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 12 km depth
Depth: 11.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.728°S / 21.969°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
329 km (204 mi) ESE of Thule Island --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) SE of Montagu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.5||12 km||east of the South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake East of the South Sandwich Islands 22 June 1992 04:00 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 19 Jul 1992 08:21 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details