Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Friday, 13 April 2001 at 15:33 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 26 km depth
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.723°S / 25.586°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Bristol Island (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
102 km (63 mi) ESE of Thule Island --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSE of Montagu Island --> See nearby quakes!
398 km (247 mi) SSE of Zavodovski Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||26 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 13 April 2001 15:33 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
- 04 Sep 2001 02:28 UTC| M 4.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|34 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 20 Jul 2001 03:18 UTC| M 4.1 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|40 km (25 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Apr 2001 21:03 UTC| M 4.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|26 km (16 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 13 Apr 2001 15:40 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|49 km (30 mi) distance| USGS | Details