Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-08-19 01:44:17 -02:00
Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
19 Aug 04:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Aug 2019 03:44:17 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-19 01:44:17 -02:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.5872°S / 25.2288°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (174 km / 108 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||10 km||187km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.2||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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