Earthquake with magnitude of Mwp 6.7 on date 16-08-2021 and time 11:10:37 (UTC) in region South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea]

A magnitude Mwp 6.7 earthquake occured in region: South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea], on

  • 16-08-2021 11:10:37 (UTC)
  • 16-08-2021 13:10:37 (UTC +02:00) Italian time
  • 16-08-2021 09:10:37 (UTC -02:00) local time in the region of the earthquake (Atlantic/South_Georgia)

and geographic coordinates (lat, lon) -58.2680, -23.3460 at 9 km depth.

The earthquake was located by: Sala Sismica INGV-Roma.

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The values of hypocentral coordinates and magnitude may be revised at a later time as more information becomes available.

Municipalities within 20 km from the epicenter

No Italian municipalities within 20 km distance.

Municipalities with at least 50000 inhabitants

No Italian municipalities within 100 km from the epicenter with at least 50000 inhabitants.

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Locations history
Type Magnitude Date and Time (UTC) Latitude Longitude Depth (km) Published time (UTC) Author Location ID
Reviewed
Rev100
mb 5.7
Mwp 6.7

Mwpd 6.8
2021-08-16
11:10:37
-58.268 -23.3464 9 2021-08-16
11:29:01
Sala Sismica INGV-Roma 94251541
Preferred location and magnitude until now.
Origin information

Origin

Field Value
Time (UTC) 2021-08-16 11:10:37
Latitude -58.2680
Longitude -23.3464
Depth (km) 9 (from location)
Evaluation mode of Origin automatic
Evaluation status of Origin reviewed
Version 100 -> SURVEY-INGV-A
Event type earthquake
Origin ID 94251541

Uncertainty

Field Value
Preferred uncertainty description uncertainty ellipse
Semi-major axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 17215
Semi-minor axis of confidence ellipse (meter) 6650
Azimuth of major axis of confidence ellipse. Measured clockwise from South-North direction at epicenter (gradi) 195
Circular confidence region, given by single value of horizontal uncertainty (meter) 13911.7
Confidence level of the uncertainty (%) 68

Quality

Field Value
Largest azimuthal gap in station distribution as seen from epicenter (degree) 44.6273
Number of associated phases, regardless of their use for origin computation 1
Number of defining phases 1
RMS of the travel time residuals of the arrivals used for the origin computation (sec) 1.60626
Epicentral distance of station closest to the epicenter (degree)
Epicentral distance of station farthest from the epicenter (degree)
Number of stations at which the event was observed 0
Number of stations from which data was used for origin computation 0
Magnitudes information

Mwp:6.7

Field Value
Value 6.7
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 53
Type of magnitude Mwp
Reference to an origin 94251541
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-08-16 11:29:01

Mwpd:6.8

Field Value
Value 6.8
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 56
Type of magnitude Mwpd
Reference to an origin 94251541
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-08-16 11:29:01

mb:5.7

Field Value
Value 5.7
Uncertainty 0.1
Num. used stations 72
Type of magnitude mb
Reference to an origin 94251541
Agency INGV
Autore early-est_ee1.1.9
Time of creation (UTC) 2021-08-16 11:29:01
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