Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-10-02 23:55:10 -02:00
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 121 km depth
3 Oct 02:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 47 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Oct 2019 01:55:10 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-02 23:55:10 -02:00
Depth: 121.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.2523°S / 27.5311°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Zavodovski (6 km / 4 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||121 km||53km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||121 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 4.6||101 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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