Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, on Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 8:13 am (GMT -3) -
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
27 Oct 14:38 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 3 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 27 Oct 2020 8:13 am (GMT -3)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.29°S / 58.25°W (South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica)
Nearest volcano: Penguin Island (27 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) SE of Napier Rock Island --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SSW of World's End Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.5||10 km||South Shetland Islands, Antarctica||GFZ|
|M 4.2||9 km||TFAIAS (Argentina), Antarctica||INPRES|
|M 4.5||10 km||South Shetland Islands, Antarctica||EMSC|
|M 4.5||10 km||South Shetland Islands, Antarctica||USGS|
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