Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Atlantic Ocean, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands, on 18/12/2014 17:15:11
Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 9 km depth
19 Dec 16:18 UTC: First to report: INPRES after 20 hours.
Date & time: 18 Dec 2014 20:15:11 UTCLocal time at epicenter:
18/12/2014 17:15:11Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 56.61°S / 25.414°W
(South Atlantic Ocean
, South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands)
Nearest volcano: Candlemas Island
(93 km / 58 mi)
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012
joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||9 km||MAR ARGENTINO (Argentina)||INPRES|
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