Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, 21 December 2018 at 20:46 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 73 km depth
21 Dec 21:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Dec 2018 20:46:17 UTCMagnitude: 5.1
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.03°S / 25.39°W
(South Atlantic Ocean
, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael
(69 km / 43 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
(European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012
joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||73 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 5.2||47 km||- 134km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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