Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - 48km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands on Wednesday, 8 January 2020
8 Jan 02:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-08 00:27:39 -02:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.0417°S / 25.6657°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Bristol Island (52 km / 32 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2020-01-08 00:27:39 -02:00 (8 Jan 02:27:39 UTC)||M 4.9 / 35 km||48km E of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|Wed, 8 Jan 02:27 UTC||M 4.9 / 35 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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