Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, domenica, 18 ottobre 2020 -

Moderato terremoto magnitudine 5.2 - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, domenica, 18 ottobre 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth

18 Oct 00:22 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 17 minuti.
18 Oct 06:02: Magnitudine ricalcolata da 5.0 a 5.2. Posizione dell'epicentro corretta di 10.7 km (6.7 mi) al O.
Data & ora: 18 Oct 2020 12:05:11 UTC -
Ora locale a epicentro: sabato, 17 ott 2020 21:05 (GMT -3)
Magnitudine: 5.2
Profondità: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 62.3441°S / 58.3904°W (Antartide)
Vulcano più vicino: Penguin Island (32 km / 20 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow -5°C (23 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NNE
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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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 5.210 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaUSGS
M 5.030 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaEMSC

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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 17 Oct 9.05 pm (GMT -3)

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (33 quakes):
  • 26 Nov 2020 02:00 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 25 Nov 2020 23:21 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 20 Nov 2020 23:22 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 16 Nov 2020 11:21 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    5 km (3.1 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Nov 2020 01:02 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 07 Nov 2020 12:56 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Nov 2020 23:49 UTC
    | M 6.0 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, on Friday, 6 Nov 8.49 pm (GMT -3)
  • 04 Nov 2020 06:20 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Nov 2020 15:02 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 2020 05:22 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 2020 02:56 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2020 07:41 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 31 Oct 2020 07:34 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    1.4 km (0.9 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Oct 2020 06:22 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Oct 2020 02:26 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    2 km (1.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Oct 2020 07:40 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • Show all

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, on Saturday, 17 Oct 9.05 pm (GMT -3)

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