Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - information

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.5 - South Atlantic Ocean, Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi, martedí, 09 aprile 2019

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.5 - South Atlantic Ocean, Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi, martedí, 09 aprile 2019

Terremoto molto forte magnitudine 6.5 at 34 km depth

9 Apr 18:03 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 10 minuti.
Apr 9 18:06: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.6 a 6.5.
Profondità ricalcolata da 10.0 a 34.0 km.
Data & ora: 9 Apr 2019 17:53:59 UTC
Magnitudine: 6.5
Profondità: 34.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 58.64°S / 25.38°W (South Atlantic Ocean, Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi)
Vulcano più vicino: Montagu Island (60 km / 37 mi)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.ProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
6.534 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)GFZ
6.544 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)EMSC
6.7115 km89km ENE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)USGS

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Uranus / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Knocked the dingleberry loose  
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : From Russia, from Sankt Peterburg, not felt, Находился дома, не чувствовал, не ощущал, всё спокойно, Я в курсе,))),!!!  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 06 Oct 2019 17:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    116.1 km (72.1 mi) depth
    |
    81 km (50 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 06 Oct 2019 17:13 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    82 km (51 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (39 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Sep 2019 07:28 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    111 km (69 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 07 Sep 2019 18:50 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    136 km (84.5 mi) depth
    |
    78 km (48 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Aug 2019 04:22 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    182.4 km (113.3 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jun 2019 22:24 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Jun 2019 19:21 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Jun 2019 08:27 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    58 km (36 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 10 Jun 2019 13:44 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    14.6 km (9.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 May 2019 14:48 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Apr 2019 11:42 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    60 km (37.3 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 16 Apr 2019 16:59 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    104 km (64 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Apr 2019 17:29 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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