Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-08-28 18:19:53 -02:00
Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
28 Aug 20:41 UTC: First to report: USGS after 21 minutes.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2019 20:19:53 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-08-28 18:19:53 -02:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.6255°S / 26.5508°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (112 km / 70 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||177km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 5.1||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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