Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Sunday, 6 October 2019 at 17:13 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 82 km depth
6 Oct 17:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 28 minutes.
Depth: 82.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.1°S / 25.99°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Bristol Island (35 km / 22 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||82 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, 6 October 2019 17:13 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Oct 2019 17:13 UTC| M 5.1 |116.1 km (72.1 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| GeoAu | Details