Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.5 - South Sandwich Islands Region domingo, 26 jul. 2020

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.4 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domingo, 26 jul. 2020

- Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.4 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domingo, 26 jul. 2020

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Jul 01:03 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
Jul 26 01:04: Magnitud recalculada de 6.5 a 6.4.
Fecha & hora: 26 Jul 2020 12:54:00 UTC -
Magnitud: 6.4
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 60,9°S / 25,54°W (Islas Georgia del Sur y Sandwich del Sur)
Volcán mas cercano: Thule Islands (190 km / 118 mi)
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ
Energía liberada estimada: 2,5 x 1014 joules (69,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3,8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 6.410 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.31 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
M 6.310 kmSouth Sandwich Islands regionUSGS
M 6.45.1 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
M 6.38.6 kmSouth Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea]INGV
M 6.410 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionBMKG

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Aftershocks of the M 6.4 terremoto: South Sandwich Islands Region Sun, 26 Jul 00h54

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 25 sep 2020 03:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    100 km (62,1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 sep 2020 22:52 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 jul 2020 03:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details

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Fuerte terremoto magnitud 6.4 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domingo, 26 jul. 2020
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