Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2017-12-17 12:06:59 -02:00
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
17 Dec 14:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Dec 2017 14:06:59 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-12-17 12:06:59 -02:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.8682°S / 25.4427°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (60 km / 37 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||35 km||- 144km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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