Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2016-02-09 10:28:44 -02:00
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 70 km depth
9 Feb 12:52 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Feb 2016 12:28:44 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-02-09 10:28:44 -02:00
Depth: 69.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.874°S / 26.0044°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (28 km / 17 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||70 km||- 132km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.2||68 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.3||80 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
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