Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Wednesday, 28 August 2019 at 07:59 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 103 km depth
28 Aug 22:55 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 15 hours.
Date & time: 28 Aug 2019 07:59:12 UTCMagnitude: 5.4
Depth: 102.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.263°S / 26.391°W
(South Atlantic Ocean
, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands
(106 km / 66 mi)
Primary data source: GeoAu
(Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012
joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||103 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
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