Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Shetland Islands (Antarctica) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:56 (GMT) -

Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Shetland Islands (Antarctica) on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 10:56 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Sep 11:08 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 12 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 1, 2020 10:56:22 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.43°S / 58.43°W (Antarctica)
Antipode: 62.43°N / 121.57°E
Nearest volcano: Penguin Island (45 km / 28 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.210 kmSouth Shetland Islands (Antarctica)GFZ
5.387 kmSouthwestern Ryukyu Isl., JapanEMSC
5.410 kmSouth Shetland Islands (Antarctica)USGS
5.010 kmSouth Shetland Islands (Antarctica)GeoAu

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New Hampshire USA (11814.1 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (53 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 31, 2020 07:41
1 year 5 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 31, 2020 07:34
1 year 5 weeks ago
4.6

1.4 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 31, 2020 06:22
1 year 5 weeks ago
4.7

8.9 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 29, 2020 07:40
1 year 6 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 29, 2020 07:02
1 year 6 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Oct 28, 2020 21:57
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.7

5.5 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 27, 2020 15:01
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 27, 2020 14:38
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.8

2.8 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 27, 2020 11:13
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 25, 2020 23:06
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 24, 2020 10:40
1 year 6 weeks ago
5.2

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 24, 2020 01:35
1 year 6 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 22, 2020 19:19
1 year 7 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 22, 2020 05:40
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Oct 22, 2020 02:12
1 year 7 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 22, 2020 01:04
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.2

12 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 21, 2020 02:48
1 year 7 weeks ago
3.8

13 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 21, 2020 02:19
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.3

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 21, 2020 02:07
1 year 7 weeks ago
3.8

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 21, 2020 02:00
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Oct 21, 2020 01:53
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.0

9 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 18, 2020 00:05
1 year 7 weeks ago
5.2

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 16, 2020 21:30
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 16, 2020 12:09
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 16, 2020 12:06
1 year 7 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 13, 2020 13:08
1 year 8 weeks ago
3.6

7 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 13, 2020 03:54
1 year 8 weeks ago
3.9

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 12, 2020 00:39
1 year 8 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 10, 2020 20:58
1 year 8 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 10, 2020 03:02
1 year 8 weeks ago
3.6

13 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 8, 2020 09:02
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.9

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 6, 2020 13:56
1 year 9 weeks ago
5.4

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 6, 2020 08:01
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 5, 2020 19:01
1 year 9 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Oct 5, 2020 13:56
1 year 9 weeks ago
5.3

10 km
TFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaMore
Oct 3, 2020 18:37
1 year 9 weeks ago
5.0

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 3, 2020 16:26
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.8

5.1 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 2, 2020 12:37
1 year 9 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Oct 2, 2020 10:17
1 year 9 weeks ago - felt
5.8

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Sep 29, 2020 11:34
1 year 10 weeks ago - felt
4.9

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Sep 22, 2020 23:53
1 year 11 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Sep 22, 2020 23:44
1 year 11 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Sep 21, 2020 23:42
1 year 11 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Sep 19, 2020 11:11
1 year 11 weeks ago - felt
5.2

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Sep 18, 2020 22:32
1 year 11 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Sep 15, 2020 14:41
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.5

10 km
South Shetland Islands, AntarcticaMore
Sep 11, 2020 23:04
1 year 12 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
Sep 9, 2020 20:37
1 year 13 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
Sep 7, 2020 00:00
1 year 13 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
Sep 5, 2020 04:43
1 year 13 weeks ago
4.8

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
Sep 4, 2020 09:24
1 year 13 weeks ago
4.6

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
Sep 3, 2020 23:29
1 year 14 weeks ago
5.1

10 km
South Atlantic Ocean, AntarcticaMore
Sep 1, 2020 13:07
1 year 14 weeks ago
4.7

10 km
South Shetland Islands (Antarctica)More
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