Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Georgia Island Region on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 07:39 (GMT) -
Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
12 Aug 07:55 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2020 07:39:42 UTC - Magnitude: 5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 55.3528°S / 35.8689°W
(South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Primary data source: USGS
(United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012
joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||10 km||South Georgia Island region||USGS|
|4.9||10 km||South Georgia Island Region||EMSC|
|4.9||10 km||South Georgia Island Region||GFZ|
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