Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Thursday, 27 September 2018 at 07:53 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Sep 08:11 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2018 07:53:01 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.4°S / 25.2°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Montagu Island (66 km / 41 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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||10 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.9||10 km||- 103km NE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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