Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Thursday, 3 September 2020 at 22:52 (GMT) -
Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
3 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: USGS after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Sep 2020 22:52:19 UTC -
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.3495°S / 25.4375°W (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (147 km / 91 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||USGS|
|M 4.9||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||EMSC|
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