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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 8 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Saturday, 8 February 2020
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 87.0 to 26.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 8 February 2020 14:33 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.79°S / 25.79°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (144 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 8 Feb 2020
Sat, 8 Feb 14:32 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
Sat, 8 Feb 14:33 UTCM 6.3 / 117.2 kmSouth Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. [Sea]INGV
Sat, 8 Feb 14:32 UTCM 6.1 / 16.1 km124km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
Sat, 8 Feb 14:33 UTCM 5.9 / 30.1 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Flagler Beach (11166.9 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): FLORIDA TODAY~FEB 8 At 3:15-3:18 PM Eastern Standard Time. 2 Light 1 STRONG QUAKES .H stronger, scary !!!
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 8 Feb 16:16 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info]102km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands[Map]USGS
Mon, 10 Feb 2020
Mon, 10 Feb 19:52 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]99km SSE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands[Map]USGS

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