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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 187km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Monday, 15 July 2013

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - 218km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Monday, 15 July 2013

Major mag. 7.3 earthquake  - 218km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Monday, 15 July 2013
15 Jul 14:21 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 17 minutes.
Date & time: Monday, 15 July 2013 14:03 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, July 15, 2013 12:03:43
Magnitude: 7.3
Depth: 31.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.8679°S / 25.1436°W (Géorgie du Sud et îles Sandwich du Sud)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (171 km / 106 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1015 joules (1562 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.3 x 106 tons of TNT or 84 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 15 Jul 14:03 UTCM 7.3 / 10 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ
Mon, 15 Jul 14:03 UTCM 7.3 / 24 km SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Mon, 15 Jul 14:03 UTCM 7.3 / 31 km218km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
Mon, 15 Jul 14:03 UTCM 7.3 / 31 kmSSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 7.3 quake: 218km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands, 15 Jul 2013 14h03

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes):
  • 20 Jun 2015 05:32 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    125 km (77.7 mi) depth
    |
    159 km (99 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Jun 2015 03:18 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    125 km (77.7 mi) depth
    |
    154 km (96 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 May 2015 21:06 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    36.6 km (22.7 mi) depth
    |
    152 km (94 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Apr 2015 10:19 UTC
    | M 5.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 17 Apr 2015 16:53 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    101 km (63 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Apr 2015 23:27 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    103.7 km (64.4 mi) depth
    |
    184 km (115 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Feb 2015 18:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    69 km (42.9 mi) depth
    |
    113 km (70 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Dec 2014 20:30 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    137.3 km (85.3 mi) depth
    |
    168 km (104 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Nov 2014 06:51 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    112 km (69 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Sep 2014 06:49 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Apr 2014 12:46 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    96.1 km (59.7 mi) depth
    |
    158 km (98 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Mar 2014 20:17 UTC
    | M 5.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    31 km (19 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Mar 2014 23:47 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    97 km (60 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 13 Feb 2014 05:54 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    116 km (72 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 07 Jan 2014 07:03 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    95.7 km (59.5 mi) depth
    |
    135 km (84 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 2013 09:00 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (71 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 21 Sep 2013 06:43 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2013 22:47 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jul 2013 02:38 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    41.4 km (25.7 mi) depth
    |
    105 km (65 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 16 Jul 2013 23:05 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    30.1 km (18.7 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (87 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Map of aftershocks

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Major mag. 7.3 earthquake - 218km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Monday, 15 July 2013
 

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