Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-02-03 04:25:21 -02:00
Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Feb 07:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 41 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Feb 2019 06:25:21 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-02-03 04:25:21 -02:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.693°S / 23.8033°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Bristol Island (174 km / 108 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||10 km||- 170km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 4.6||10 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
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