Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Tuesday, 14 August 2018 at 18:13 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
14 Aug 18:22 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2018 18:13:24 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.07°S / 24.92°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Montagu Island (91 km / 57 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.3||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.4||80 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 5.4||35 km||- 137km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.3||93 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
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