Magnitude 6.7 - SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

2009 April 16 14:57:06 UTC

Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.7
Date-Time
Location60.187°S, 26.845°W
Depth20 km (12.4 miles) set by location program
RegionSOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
Distances135 km (85 miles) S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
390 km (240 miles) S of Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands
885 km (550 miles) SE of Grytviken, South Georgia
3330 km (2070 miles) N of South Pole, Antarctica
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 6.9 km (4.3 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=149, Nph=149, Dmin=>999 km, Rmss=0.79 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009fma2
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