Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2019-10-15 12:42:03 -02:00 -
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Oct 15:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 24 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2019 14:42:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2019-10-15 12:42:03 -02:00
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.0406°S / 25.0924°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Candlemas Island (95 km / 59 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||10 km||134km ESE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 4.9||30 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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