Articles tagged "south orkney islands"


Very strong earthquakes detected SE of Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Ocean - Strongest one M 7.0

A series of very strong and shallow earthquakes has been detected southeast of Falkland Islands, South Atlantic Ocean, early on November 25, 2013. The first earthquake in series was M 5.1 that hit at 10:09 UTC today. USGS is currently reporting two

November 25, 2013

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Massive and shallow M 7.8 earthquake struck near South Orkney Island, Scotia Sea

After series of foreshocks that struck near South Orkney Islands in last 4 days, a massive and shallow M 7.8 earthquake struck the same area on November 17, 2013 at 09:04 UTC. USGS measured depth at 10 km (6.8 miles), EMSC is reporting M 7.6 at 30

November 17, 2013


Earthquake swarm shakes Scotia Sea near South Orkney Islands

Shallow earthquake swarm is currently ongoing near South Orkney Islands, South Pacific Ocean, approximately 640 km (400 miles) north east of the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Current earthquake sequence started with M

November 16, 2013