Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Friday, 5 April 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, 5 April 2019 at 16:14 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, 5 April 2019 at 16:14 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 65 km depth

5 Apr 16:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 65.0 km.
Apr 5 16:27: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.3.
Date & time: 5 Apr 2019 16:14:18 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 65.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.03°S / 27.93°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (11 km / 7 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.365 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)GFZ
M 6.580 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)EMSC
M 6.558 km94km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)USGS
M 6.113 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)BMKG

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Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : From Russia, from Sankt Peterburg, not felt.Я находился на прогулке в районном парке, непочувствовал, не ощущал, всё спокойно,))),!!!
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