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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Thursday, 25 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Thursday, 25 April 2019
25 Apr 11:59 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 55.0 to 60.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 25 April 2019 11:42 UTC
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 60.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.76°S / 24.61°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (106 km / 66 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 25 Apr 11:42 UTCM 5.1 / 60 kmSouth Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)EMSC
Thu, 25 Apr 11:42 UTCM 5.1 / 54.6 kmSouth Sandwich Islands region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)USGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake: South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands), 25 Apr 2019 11h42

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands) on Thursday, 25 April 2019
 

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