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Major magnitude 6.6 earthquake - East of South Sandwich Islands on Saturday, 3 April 2021 at 01:16 (GMT) - information

Terremoto mayor magnitud 6.6 - South Atlantic Ocean, sábado, 3 abr 2021 00:16 (GMT -1)

Terremoto mayor magnitud 6.6 - South Atlantic Ocean, sábado,  3 abr 2021 00:16 (GMT -1) Terremoto mayor magnitud 6.6 - South Atlantic Ocean, sábado,  3 abr 2021 00:16 (GMT -1)

Terremoto mayor magnitud 6.6 a 10 km de profundidad

3 Apr 01:26 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 9 minutos.
3 Apr 01:27: Ubicación del epicentro corregida 3.2 km (2 mi) al NO.
3 Apr 05:18: Magnitud recalculada de 6.5 a 6.6. Ubicación del epicentro corregida 1.2 km (0.7 mi) al O.

Detalles del terremoto

Fecha y hora3 Apr 2021 01:16:40 UTC -
Hora local en el epicentrosábado, 3 abr 2021 00:16 (GMT -1)
Prof.10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud58.05°S / 7.88°W
Antipode58.05°N / 172.12°E
Intensidad del temblorTemblor muy fuerte cerca del epicentro
Sentido0 informes
Fuente primaria de datosGFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Lugares cercanos
Tiempo en el epicentro en el momento del sismoOvercast Clouds -0.2°C (32 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 14 m/s (27 kts) from SSE
Energía sísmica estimada liberada5 x 1014 joules (139 GWh, equivalente a 1.2 x 105 toneladas de TNT o 7.5 bombas atomicas!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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6.610 kmEast of South Sandwich IslandsGFZ
5.910 kmNear Cape TownRENASS
6.610 kmEast of the South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
6.40.8 kmEast of South Sandwich Islands [Sea]INGV
6.710 kmEast of South Sandwich IslandsGeoAu
6.310 kmEast of South Sandwich IslandsBMKG

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States of America / not felt : I'm glad I didn't feel this quake. It was a pretty strong one. My thoughts and prayers are with anyone and everyone that have been harmed theis quake. | 7 users found this interesting.  
  • BOT SPAM!!!!
  • hope you get harmed soon
  • No one is dumb. We’re all in this together. It’s not a wise idea to reject someone’s prayers for another. Regardless of what you might think, Love Always Wins. Blessings to all from America.
  • It was miles from nowhere! Nobody would have felt this quake, let alone suffered!
  • You're dumb
Wolvega (12401.5 km N of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : I was alarmed by the app. But nothing felt. Living to far from the epicenter. | 3 users found this interesting.  
UK / not felt
Phils / not felt
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