Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 12:03 am (GMT +0)
Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Jan 00:22 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 20 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Jan 2019 00:03:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 3 Jan 2019 12:03 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.77°S / 26.99°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (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||10 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 5.1||10 km||- 104km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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