Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 09:24 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
28 Aug 09:40 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2019 09:24:07 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.76°S / 25.15°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (178 km / 111 mi)
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.8||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||BMKG|
|M 5.3||19 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
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