Magnitude 7.4 - EAST OF THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS

2006 January 02 06:10:49 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude7.4
Date-Time
  • Monday, January 02, 2006 at 06:10:49 UTC
  • Monday, January 02, 2006 at 05:10:49 AM at epicenter
Location60.807°S, 21.474°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionEAST OF THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS
Distances
  • 345 km (214 miles) SE (128°) from Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
  • 2424 km (1506 miles) SE (129°) from STANLEY, Falkland Islands
  • 3034 km (1885 miles) SE (126°) from Punta Arenas, Chile
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 9.9 km (6.2 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=123, Nph=123, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=1.18 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDushkac
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