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Powerful EQ Strikes E of Bristol I., SSI

Posted by feww on January 5, 2010

Powerful quake measuring up to M 7.0 strikes E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands

The quake struck at 58.101°S, 14.867°W, about 685 km east of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands, at a depth of 10km on Tuesday, January 05, 2010 at 04:56 UTC

Tsunami Evaluation:

NO threat of a destructive widespread tsunami, NOAA/NWS/West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said.

  • Earthquake Details:
  • Magnitude:  6.7  [Maximum EQ magnitude estimated at 7.5 Mw by FireEarth]
  • Date-Time
    • Tuesday, January 05, 2010 at 04:55:39 UTC
    • Tuesday, January 05, 2010 at 03:55:39 AM at epicenter
  • Location: 58.101°S, 14.867°W
  • Depth: 10 km (6.2 miles)
  • Region: EAST OF THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS
  • Distances:
    • 685 km (425 miles) E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
    • 3660 km (2270 miles) SSW of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Location Uncertainty: horizontal +/- 10.3 km (6.4 miles)
  • Source: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
  • Event ID: us2010rcat

10-degree Map Centered at 60°S,10°W


Earthquake location Map. Source: USGS/EHP. Enhanced by FEWW
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