Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Friday, 22 July 2005 at 12:16 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 102 km depth
Depth: 101.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.052°S / 27.465°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) NNE of Zavodovski Island --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) N of Thule Island --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NNW of Montagu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||102 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 22 July 2005 12:16 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Jul 2005 19:45 UTC| M 5.6 |84.8 km (52.7 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details