Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 19:01 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.8 quake South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, 2 Oct 7:17 am (GMT -3), which had occurred 3 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South Shetland Islands, Antarctica, on Monday, 5 October 2020 at 19:01 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

5 Oct 19:35 UTC: First to report: USGS after 34 minutes.
7 Oct 13:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 5.1. Epicenter location corrected by 3.7 km (2.3 mi) towards NE.
7 Oct 13:12: Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards ESE.
12 Oct 15:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.0. Epicenter location corrected by 6.3 km (3.9 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: 5 Oct 2020 07:01:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.2427°S / 58.249°W (Antarctica)
Nearest volcano: Penguin Island (33 km / 21 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Snow 0°C (32 F), humidity: 96%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaUSGS
M 5.210 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaEMSC
M 5.221 kmTFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaINPRES
M 4.910 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaGFZ

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