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Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake east of South Sandwich Islands, SW Atlantic Ocean

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit east of South Sandwich Islands, SW Atlantic Ocean at 01:16 UTC on April 3, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter...

April 03, 2021

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TS Iba: Very rare tropical storm forms near the coast of Brazil, the first since 2010 and third ever in recorded history

A rare tropical storm named Iba by the Brazilian Navy Hydrographic Center (BNHC) formed near the coast of Brazil on March 24, 2019. This is the first tropical storm to form in this region since 2010 and third ever in recorded history. At 16:00 UTC on March 24,...

March 24, 2019

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Strong and shallow M6.7 earthquake hits Bouvet Island region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.7 hit Bouvet Island region, South Atlantic Ocean at 18:53 UTC on October 10, 2017. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). This is the second M6+ earthquake within 24 hours. The epicenter was...

October 10, 2017

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Very strong and shallow M6.9 earthquake struck South Sandwich Islands region

A very strong and shallow earthquake measuring M6.9 (downgraded from M7.1) on the Richter scale struck South Sandwich Islands region, South Atlantic Ocean, on June 29, 2014, at 07:52 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 16.5 km (10.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.2

June 29, 2014