Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-01-03 10:47:42 -02:00
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 133 km depth
3 Jan 13:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Jan 2019 12:47:42 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-01-03 10:47:42 -02:00
Depth: 133.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.7702°S / 26.6497°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (54 km / 34 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.5||35 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.4||133 km||- 82km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.3||114 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
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