Magnitude 6.6 - SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS
2012 January 15 13:40:18 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles)|
|Region||SOUTH SHETLAND ISLANDS|
|Distances||539 km (334 miles) W of Coronation Island, South Orkney Islands|
625 km (388 miles) NE of Palmer Station, Antarctica
1019 km (633 miles) S of STANLEY, Falkland Islands
2919 km (1813 miles) S of BUENOS AIRES, D.F., Argentina
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 16.1 km (10.0 miles); depth +/- 4.7 km (2.9 miles)|
|Parameters||NST=165, Nph=168, Dmin=614.5 km, Rmss=1.12 sec, Gp= 61°,|
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=9
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