Strong mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Monday, 24 June 2019 at 19:21 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
24 Jun 19:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Jun 2019 19:21:34 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.03°S / 25.4°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Montagu Island (40 km / 25 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.5||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.5||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 5.4||40 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
|M 5.5||35 km||132km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.2||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||BMKG|
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