A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit the South Sandwich Islands region at 00:02 UTC on November 1, 2021, at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.1 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles).
The epicenter was located about 2 500 km (1 553 miles) SSW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena, and 2 600 km (1 616 miles) E of Ushuaia, Argentina.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.
48 M4.5+ earthquakes were recorded in this region over the past 30 days, including M6.3 on October 4.
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