Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Tuesday, 4 September 2018 at 13:32 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 74 km depth
4 Sep 13:52 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Sep 2018 13:32:33 UTC
Depth: 74.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.94°S / 25.4°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (65 km / 40 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||74 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 5.0||74 km||- 137km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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