Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 13:06 (GMT) -
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 10 km depth
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 60.2124°S / 25.0853°W↗ (South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Antipode: 60.212°N / 154.915°E↗
Nearest volcano: Thule Islands (153 km / 95 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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|4.9||10 km||South Sandwich Islands Region||USGS|
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