Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Wednesday, 4 March 2020 at 16:47 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 105 km depth
4 Mar 16:58 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Mar 2020 16:47:59 UTC -
Depth: 105.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.03°S / 26.23°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (91 km / 57 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||105 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.1||40 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 5.1||35 km||72km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Apr 2020 21:15 UTC| M 4.9 |64.3 km (40 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| GeoAu | Details