Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 1:47 am (GMT +0)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 115 km depth
30 Apr 02:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 15 minutes.
Date & time: 30 Apr 2019 01:47:35 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 30 Apr 2019 1:47 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 114.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.0849°S / 27.5463°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (24 km / 15 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||115 km||71km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)||USGS|
|M 5.0||118 km||South Sandwich Islands Region (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)||EMSC|
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