Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domenica, 12 giugno 2005

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - South Sandwich Islands Region, domenica, 12 giugno 2005

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 94 km depth

Data & ora: 12 Jun 2005 19:26:24 UTC
Magnitudine: 6
Profondità: 94.1 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 56.293°S / 27.075°W (Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi)
Vulcano più vicino: Zavodovski (31 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km E da Zavodovski Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
351 km N da Thule Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
240 km N da Montagu Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.094 kmSouth Sandwich Islands regionUSGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 12 June 2005 19:26 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 07 Nov 2005 22:11 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    113.6 km (70.6 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Oct 2005 11:26 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    51.3 km (31.9 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 22 Jul 2005 12:16 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    101.7 km (63.2 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Sunday, 12 June 2005 at 19:26 (GMT)
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