Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-02-27 06:28:14 UTC
Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Feb 06:49 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2019 06:28:14 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-02-27 06:28:14 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.4035°S / 23.5992°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (175 km / 109 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||South Sandwich Islands region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)||USGS|
|M 5.0||10 km||SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS REGION (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)||EMSC|
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