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19 August 2016

2016-08-19 07:32:22 (M7.4) SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION -55.3 -31.9 (10544)

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==



Region: SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION
Geographic coordinates: 55.339S, 31.939W
Magnitude: 7.4
Depth: 10 km
Universal Time (UTC): 19 Aug 2016 07:32:23
Time near the Epicenter: 19 Aug 2016 05:32:23
Local standard time in your area: 19 Aug 2016 09:32:23

Location with respect to nearby cities:
316 km (195 mi) ESE of Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2297 km (1424 mi) ESE of Ushuaia, Argentina
2472 km (1532 mi) ESE of Puerto Deseado, Argentina
2478 km (1536 mi) ESE of Rio Gallegos, Argentina
1754 km (1087 mi) ESE of Stanley, Falkland Islands


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ALERT: Mw 7.4 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION 317 km SE Grytviken 19/08/2016 07:32 (UTC)

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EARTHQUAKE on 19/08/2016 at 07:32 (UTC)
SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION 317 km SE Grytviken

MAGNITUDE: Mw 7.4

Data provided by: AUST GFZ INGV NEIC

Latitude = 55.30 S
Longitude = 31.90 W
Origin Time = 07:32:22.4 (UTC)
Depth = 10 Km
RMS = 1.16 sec
Gap = 21 degrees
95% confidence ellipse: - Semi major = 5.5 Km
- Semi minor = 4.7 Km
- Azimuth of major axis = 26 degrees

Number of data used = 174

Preliminary location computed on Fri Aug 19 07:52:48 2016 (UTC)
Done by Sophie Merrer

Comments :

Message number: 2335

All magnitudes estimations :
M 7.5 (AUST) M 7.4 (GFZ) Mw7.3 (INGV) Mw7.4 (NEIC)

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EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.4 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION 19/08/2016 07:32 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.4 19/08/2016 07:32 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION

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A magnitude 7.4 earthquake has occurred SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION at:
55.30S 31.90W Depth 10km 19/08/2016 at 07:32:22 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
2934 km SE Montevideo (pop 1270737, local time 04:32:22.4 2016-08-19)
2294 km E Ushuaia (pop 58028, local time 04:32:22.4 2016-08-19)
2514 km E Punta arenas (pop 117430, local time 03:32:22.4 2016-08-19)

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Manual location disseminated on 19/08/2016 07:52 (UTC)
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M7.4 SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION 19/08/2016 07:32 (UTC)

19/08/2016 07:32.
Magnitude 7.4.
SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND REGION .
Latitude 55.30 South.
Longitude 31.90 West.
Depth 10 kilometers.
317 kilometers South East of Grytviken