Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Bouvet Island Region on Saturday, 1 December 2018 at 12:42 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Dec 12:53 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.09°S / 1.74°W (Bouvet Island)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|M 5.4||10 km||Bouvet Island Region||GFZ|
|M 5.3||2 km||SOUTHERN MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE||EMSC|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Bouvet Island Region 1 December 12:42 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Dec 2018 12:42 UTC| M 5.3 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|30 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Details