Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands region on Saturday, 4 April 2020 at 01:52 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - South Sandwich Islands region on Saturday, 4 April 2020 at 01:52 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 73 km depth

4 Apr 02:11 UTC: First to report: USGS after 19 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Apr 2020 01:52:50 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 73.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.9099°S / 27.744°W (South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Protector Shoal (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
586 km (364 mi) ESE of Grytviken (pop: 2)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.173 kmSouth Sandwich Islands regionUSGS
M 5.173 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionEMSC
M 5.269 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
M 5.146 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGeoAu
M 5.044 kmSouth Sandwich Islands RegionGFZ

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Glendora California 653 local time / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sitting in my chair watching TV the chair shook I grabbed my grandson and ran outside nobody else around me felt it my son called me from 8 Miles Away to let me know Shake Rattle and Roll he confirmed it Ontario California
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake South Sandwich Islands region 4 April 01:52 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Sandwich Islands region on Saturday, 4 April 2020 at 01:52 (GMT)
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