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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Falkland Islands Region on Monday, 7 September 2020

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Falkland Islands Region on Monday, 7 September 2020
Date & time: Monday, 7 September 2020 00:01 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.38°S / 55.26°W (Falkland Islands)
Nearby towns and cities:
193 km (120 mi) SE of Stanley (pop: 2,200)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 7 Sep 00:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmFalkland Islands RegionEMSC
Thu, 3 Sep 10:06 UTCM 3.7 / 37 km72 Km NNW of Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin IslandsUSGS
Mon, 7 Sep 00:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmFalkland Islands RegionUSGS
Mon, 7 Sep 00:01 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmFalkland Islands RegionUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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Rawson / not felt : Sorry but oficial international name is Falkland Islands (Malvinas) | 2 users found this interesting.
Philipsburg, Sint Maarten / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 15-20 s : Sounded like a big truck passing outside, then a slight shaking. I heard it more than I felt it. | 2 users found this interesting.
Saint Martin Oysterpond / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 10-15 s

Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: Falkland Islands Region, 7 Sep 2020 00:01

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Falkland Islands Region on Monday, 7 September 2020

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