Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Thursday, 29 August 2019 at 02:13 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
29 Aug 02:39 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 25 minutes.
Date & time: 29 Aug 2019 02:13:38 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.49°S / 26.19°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (133 km / 83 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 4.9||10 km||163km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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