Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, 10 April 2020 at 16:38 (GMT) -
Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 10 km depth
10 Apr 16:48 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Apr 2020 16:38:01 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.8°S / 25.59°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (51 km / 32 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.2||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 5.2||1 km||5.2 South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 4.9||158 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
|M 5.0||69 km||116km NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 06 Jun 2020 08:05 UTC| M 5.2 |53.3 km (33.1 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 16 Apr 2020 05:12 UTC| M 5.3 |52 km (32.3 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| GFZ | Details