Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 26 July 2020

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.4 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domenica, 26 luglio 2020

- Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.4 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domenica, 26 luglio 2020

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 10 km depth

26 Jul 01:03 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GFZ dopo 9 minuti.
Jul 26 01:04: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 6.5 a 6.4.
Data & ora: 26 Jul 2020 12:54:00 UTC -
Magnitudine: 6.4
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 60,9°S / 25,54°W (Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi)
Vulcano più vicino: Thule Islands (190 km / 118 mi)
Fonte dati primaria: GFZ
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 2,5 x 1014 joules (69,8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3,8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.410 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.31 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
M 6.310 kmSouth Sandwich Islands regionUSGS
M 6.45.1 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
M 6.38.6 kmSouth Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea]INGV
M 6.410 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionBMKG

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Ushuaia tierra del fuego argentina / not felt
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 26 July 00:54 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 25 Sep 2020 03:54 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Sep 2020 22:52 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jul 2020 03:59 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 26 July 2020 at 00:54 (GMT)
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