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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 6.1 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION on Sunday, 21 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION on Sunday, 21 August 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION on Sunday, 21 August 2016
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 15.0 km.
Aug 21 04:07: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.4.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.0 to 10.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 20.0 km.
Aug 21 07:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.4 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 20.0 to 300.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 300.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 21 Aug 03:45:23 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.35°S / 31.74°W (Géorgie du Sud et îles Sandwich du Sud)
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (251 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 21 Aug 2016
Sun, 21 Aug 03:45 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmSouth Georgia Island RegionGFZ
Sun, 21 Aug 03:45 UTCM 6.4 / 10 km- South Georgia Island regionUSGS
Sun, 21 Aug 03:45 UTCM 6.2 / 19.5 kmSouth Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea]INGV

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
HeureMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 30 Dec 2016
Fri, 30 Dec 05:20 UTCM 4.7 / 32.7 km - [info]- 280km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands[Map]USGS
Tue, 24 Jan 2017
Tue, 24 Jan 02:38 UTCM 5.0 / 34.1 km - [info]- South Georgia Island region[Map]USGS
Fri, 24 Feb 05:59 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Tue, 4 Apr 2017
Tue, 4 Apr 13:53 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
Thu, 27 Apr 13:35 UTCM 5.1 / 33 km - [info] SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 31 Jul 2017
Mon, 31 Jul 21:31 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]- South Sandwich Islands region[Map]USGS
Sat, 12 Aug 2017
Sat, 12 Aug 10:14 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info]South Sandwich Islands Region[Map]GFZ

 

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