Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake registered in South Sandwich Islands region

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake registered in South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake was registered in South Sandwich Islands region at 22:00 UTC on February 16, 2015. USGS is reporting depth of 10 km.

Epicenter was located 145 km (90 miles) NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and 2 518 km (1 565 miles) ESE of Ushuaia, Argentina.

There are no people living within 100 km radius.

  1. 5.4155km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands2015-02-17 03:06:31 UTC10.0 km
  2. 6.2145km NNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands2015-02-16 22:00:53 UTC10.0 km
  3. 5.0226km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands2015-02-14 19:12:55 UTC6.3 km
Data source: USGS (Updated 07:25 UTC on February 17, 2015)

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