Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2020-01-08 23:42:44 -02:00 -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 222 km depth
9 Jan 02:02 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 9 Jan 2020 01:42:44 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-01-08 23:42:44 -02:00
Depth: 221.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 58.395°S / 26.7606°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Montagu Island (25 km / 16 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||222 km||72km NNW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 4.4||162 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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