Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Monday, 7 November 2005 at 22:11 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 114 km depth
Depth: 113.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.079°S / 27.35°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NNE of Zavodovski Island --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) N of Thule Island --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Montagu Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||114 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 7 November 2005 22:11 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 05 Dec 2005 17:00 UTC| M 4.7 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|27 km (17 mi) distance| USGS | Details