Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Friday, 12 July 2019
12 Jul 11:33 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.63°S / 27.74°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (138 km / 86 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 12 Jul 11:22 UTC||M 4.9 / 10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|Fri, 12 Jul 11:22 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|Fri, 12 Jul 11:22 UTC||M 5.1 / 10 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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