Magnitude 6.0 South Sandwich Islands Region 22-Jan-12 (c0007pws)

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Magnitude 6.0
Date-Time Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 05:53:41 UTC
Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 03:53:41 AM at epicenter
Location 56.670°S, 25.018°W
Depth 9.8 km (6.1 miles)
Region SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION
Distances 138 km (85 miles) E of Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands
281 km (174 miles) NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
2195 km (1363 miles) ESE of STANLEY, Falkland Islands
3532 km (2194 miles) SE of BUENOS AIRES, D.F., Argentina
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 17.2 km (10.7 miles); depth +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles)
Parameters NST= 41, Nph=158, Dmin=777 km, Rmss=0.7 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=7
Source Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID usc0007pws

Location Shake map Seismic Hazard maps
P-Wave travel times Phase/Tensor data Tsunami bulletin
Other links (Tsunami bulletin not available for all events)

Location Map
c0007pws location
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Shake Map
c0007pws shake

Seismic Hazard Map
c0007pws shazard
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

Historic Seismicity 2012
c0007pws sh2012
mag_legend
Major Tectonic Boundaries: Subduction Zones -purple, Ridges -red and Transform Faults -green

P-Wave travel times
c0007pws travel

City Distance
(degrees)
Travel Time
(min:secs)
Arrival Time
UTC
Phase
Palmer Station, Antarctica 20.94 4:39.8 5:58:23.8 P
Lima, Peru 59.64 10:00.7 6:03:44.7 P
Nairobi, Kenya 73.76 11:30.8 6:05:14.8 P
Wellington, New Zealand 81.03 12:11.5 6:05:55.5 P
San Juan, Puerto Rico 82.42 12:18.8 6:06:02.8 P
Miami, Florida 94.38 13:16.2 6:07:00.2 P
Brisbane, Australia 96.18 13:24.4 6:07:08.4 P
Mexico City, Mexico 97.68 13:31.1 6:07:15.1 P
Brownsville, Texas 102.30 13:51.6 6:07:35.6 Pdiff
Rome, Italy 103.11 13:55.2 6:07:39.2 Pdiff
Washington, D.C. 104.85 14:03.0 6:07:47.0 Pdiff
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 105.15 14:04.3 6:07:48.3 Pdiff
Knoxville, Tennessee 105.34 14:05.1 6:07:49.1 Pdiff
New York, New York 105.45 14:05.6 6:07:49.6 Pdiff
Boston, Massachusetts 105.99 14:08.0 6:07:52.0 Pdiff
Bangor, Maine 107.55 14:14.9 6:07:58.9 Pdiff
London, England 109.70 14:24.5 6:08:08.5 Pdiff
St. Louis, Missouri 109.75 14:24.7 6:08:08.7 Pdiff
Ottawa, Canada 110.22 14:26.8 6:08:10.8 Pdiff
Wichita, Kansas 112.08 14:35.0 6:08:19.0 Pdiff
Albuquerque, New Mexico 114.30 14:44.9 6:08:28.9 Pdiff
Phoenix, Arizona 115.73 14:51.2 6:08:35.2 Pdiff
Duluth, Minnesota 117.27 14:58.1 6:08:42.1 Pdiff
Golden, Colorado 117.31 14:58.3 6:08:42.3 Pdiff
Bergen, Norway 119.11 15:06.2 6:08:50.2 Pdiff
Los Angeles, California 119.40 15:07.6 6:08:51.6 Pdiff
Moscow, Russia 122.95 15:23.3 6:09:07.3 Pdiff
Kathmandu, Nepal 123.71 15:26.7 6:09:10.7 Pdiff
San Francisco, California 124.43 15:29.9 6:09:13.9 Pdiff
Honolulu, Hawaii 130.68 15:57.6 6:09:41.6 Pdiff
Seattle, Washington 131.56 16:01.5 6:09:45.5 Pdiff
Agana, Guam 136.19 16:22.1 6:10:06.1 Pdiff
Beijing, China 149.84 19:42.3 6:13:26.3 PKPdf
Anchorage, Alaska 151.96 19:45.7 6:13:29.7 PKPdf
Tokyo, Japan 156.59 19:52.5 6:13:36.5 PKPdf

Moment Tensor Solutions
(Notes)

USGS Centroid Moment Solution

12/01/22 05:53:41.08

Epicenter: -56.670  -25.018
MW 6.0

USGS CENTROID MOMENT TENSOR
12/01/22 05:53:58.59
Centroid: -56.651  -24.606
Depth  25         No. of sta: 38
Moment Tensor;   Scale 10**18 Nm
  Mrr= 0.91       Mtt= 0.03
  Mpp=-0.94       Mrt= 0.54
  Mrp= 0.21       Mtp= 0.09
 Principal axes:
  T  Val=  1.19  Plg=64  Azm=346
  N       -0.23      25      181
  P       -0.96       6       88

Best Double Couple:Mo=1.1*10**18
 NP1:Strike= 19 Dip=56 Slip= 121
 NP2:       152     45        53

Phase Data

phases data goes here

Tsunami Information
No tsunami bulletin issued by NOAA from the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre

Details Location Seismic Hazard maps P-Wave travel times Phase data

Other Links
PAGER details and PDF link.
The PAGER archive includes Significant Earthquakes since 2008.

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