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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 28 May 2016

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 28 May 2016

Major mag. 7.1 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 28 May 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 108.0 to 96.0 km.
May 28 09:59: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 96.0 to 10.0 km.
May 28 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.2.
May 28 10:20: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 75.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 28 May 2016 09:47 UTC
Magnitude: 7.1
Depth: 75.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.26°S / 27.02°W (Géorgie du Sud et îles Sandwich du Sud)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (40 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.8*10^15 J (783 GWh / 6.7*10^5 tons of TNT / 42.1 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 28 May 2016
Sat, 28 May 09:47 UTCM 7.2 / 90 km SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Sat, 28 May 09:46 UTCM 7.2 / 72.7 km- 58km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsUSGS

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