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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands Region on Thursday, 26 March 2020

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands Region on Thursday, 26 March 2020
Mar 26 20:38: Magnitude recalculated from 5.4 to 5.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 130.0 to 113.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 26 March 2020 20:24 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 113.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.7°S / 26.93°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Hodson (13 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 26 Mar 2020
Thu, 26 Mar 20:24 UTCM 5.3 / 80 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
Thu, 26 Mar 20:24 UTCM 5.3 / 111.2 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
Thu, 26 Mar 20:24 UTCM 5.3 / 67.8 km22km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsUSGS
Thu, 26 Mar 20:24 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionBMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Pazardjik / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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