Major Quake NOW M7.8, S of South America

  1. davenn

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    HI gang :)

    major quake occurring as I type this
    a Mw 7.8, Scotia Sea, between South America and Antarctica

    see my online seismo http://www.sydneystormcity.com/seismograms.htm

    here's a screenshot before the trace started overwriting the earlier recording.....
    there is a quake at the top of the gram, this is the 6.8 from same region that occurred on Saturday 16th

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    This event is ~ 50-100 km east of a 6.1 and a 6.8 that have occurred in the same region over the last 4- 5 days


    cheers
    Dave
     

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  3. Greg Bernhardt

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    I was around that area at the time and was told about it. Interesting area!
     
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