Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits south of Africa

Shallow M6.2 earthquake hits south of Africa

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit south of Africa at 17:10 UTC on September 26, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 2 km (1.2 miles).

The epicenter was located about 1 645 km (1 020 miles) SSE of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

Regional seismicity

Featured image credit: TW/SAM, Google


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