Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 2020-04-16 10:58:12 -02:00 -
Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 35 km depth
16 Apr 13:44 UTC: First to report: USGS after 47 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Apr 2020 12:58:12 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 2020-04-16 10:58:12 -02:00
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.3154°S / 26.1886°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (117 km / 73 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||35 km||144km S of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands||USGS|
|M 4.7||35 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 4.7||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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