Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, on Sunday, 1 Nov 2020 4:27 am (GMT -3) -

Mag. 4.6 earthquake  - South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica, on Sunday, 1 Nov 2020 4:27 am (GMT -3)

Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 10 km depth

1 Nov 08:54 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Date & time: 1 Nov 2020 07:27:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 1 Nov 2020 4:27 am (GMT -3)
Magnitude: 4.6
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 61.98°S / 57.62°W (South Atlantic Ocean, Antarctica)
Nearest volcano: Penguin Island (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SE of World's End Island --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (30 mi) ENE of Napier Rock Island --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds -0.9°C (30 F), humidity: 95%, wind: 6 m/s (13 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 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 4.610 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaGFZ
M 4.710 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaEMSC
M 4.710 kmSouth Shetland Islands, AntarcticaUSGS
M 4.77 kmTFAIAS (Argentina), AntarcticaINPRES

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