Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 at 08:56 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 10 km depth
15 Jul 12:20 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 hours.
Date & time: 15 Jul 2020 08:56:30 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.62°S / 25.48°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Candlemas Island (89 km / 55 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
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||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.8||35 km||South Sandwich Islands region||USGS|
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