Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Saturday, 6 June 2020 at 08:05 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 53 km depth
6 Jun 08:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Jun 2020 08:05:56 UTC -
Depth: 53.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 57.7646°S / 25.2572°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Michael (71 km / 44 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||53 km||2489 km SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena||USGS|
|M 5.2||80 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 5.2||73 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
|M 5.2||66 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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