Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - South Sandwich Islands Region, giovedì, 08 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - South Sandwich Islands Region, giovedì, 08 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 79 km depth

8 Oct 16:06 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 18 minuti.
9 Oct 16:30: Profondità ricalcolata da 72.4 a 79.3 km (da 45 a 49 mi). Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 3.8 km (2.4 mi) al WSW.
Data & ora: 8 Oct 2020 03:48:26 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.2
Profondità: 79.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 58,9377°S / 25,5913°W (Georgia del Sud e Sandwich australi)
Vulcano più vicino: Bristol Island (61 km / 38 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds -0.6°C (31 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from WNW
Fonte dati primaria: USGS
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4 x 1012 joules (1,11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.279 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionUSGS
M 5.28 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
M 5.061 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South Sandwich Islands Region 8 October 15:48 UTC

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