Magnitude 6.5 - SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION

2010 December 08 05:24:33 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.5
Date-Time
Location56.440°S, 25.866°W
Depth17.3 km (10.8 miles) set by location program
RegionSOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
Distances85 km (55 miles) ENE of Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands
290 km (180 miles) N of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
3480 km (2160 miles) SE of BUENOS AIRES, D.F., Argentina
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 15.5 km (9.6 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST= 97, Nph=101, Dmin=715.8 km, Rmss=0.96 sec, Gp= 47°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=6
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusc0000ki6
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