Mw 8.0 South Sandwich Islands Region
updated

On 12 August 2021 a great earthquake occurred in the South Sandwich Islands Region at a depth of 10 km. The seismic event occurred at 18:35:22 UTC and had an estimated moment magnitude (Mw) 8.0. It was preceded three minutes earlier by a Mw 7.7 earthquake.

Planetary geometry had been critical since 7 August and warnings were issued as early as 6 August that 10-14 August would be very critical with the possibility of one or two mid to high 7 magnitude earthquakes. A Mw 7.1 earthquake first occurred on the 11th in Mindanao, Philippines. The earthquakes on 12 August occurred a day after the lunar peak that followed on the planetary peaks (alignments). Additional major seismic activity occurred on the 14th with a Mw 6.9-7.0 earthquake at the Alaska Peninsula and a Mw 7.2 earthquake in Haiti. Atmospheric electricity repeatedly pointed to the (South) Atlantic / South America and Caribbean as early as 7 August. See also the Telegram posts below.

Venus-Sun-Uranus          2021-08-07,  4:01:11   41°28'59"
Sun-Mercury-Mars          2021-08-09,  9:59:46  168°10'22"
Venus-Earth-Neptune       2021-08-10,  0:05:30  352°23'03"
Mercury-Sun-Neptune       2021-08-10,  3:12:33  351°16'09"
Mercury-Earth-Jupiter     2021-08-11,  1:07:10  328°05'35"
          
SSGI chart
SSGI depiction of planetary (PG) and lunar (LG) geometry

 

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