Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 at 21:40 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
20 May 08:36 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 hours.
Date & time: 19 May 2020 21:40:33 UTC - Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.15°S / 25.84°W
(South Atlantic Ocean
, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands
(116 km / 72 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
(German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012
joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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