Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Friday, 26 June 2020 at 02:10 (GMT) -
Strong magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth
26 Jun 02:26 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 26 Jun 2020 02:10:24 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.7499°S / 25.3865°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Candlemas Island (86 km / 53 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.3||10 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
|M 5.3||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
|M 5.2||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GeoAu|
|M 5.6||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jul 2020 08:56 UTC| M 4.7 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| GFZ | Details