Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

Very strong M7.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A very strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.5 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 18:32 UTC on August 12, 2021. The agency is reporting a depth of 63.3 km (39.3 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. Numerous moderate to very strong…

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

Strong M6.3 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 00:53 UTC on July 26, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter was located 187 km (116…

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

Shallow M6.3 earthquake hits east of the South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit east of the South Sandwich Islands at 20:52 UTC on November 5, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The quake comes 3 days after M6.1 earthquake 106 km (66 miles) NNE of…

M6.1 earthquake hits South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

M6.1 earthquake hits South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.1 hit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands at 18:08 UTC on November 2, 2019, at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth. The epicenter was located 106 km (66…

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands

Strong and shallow M6.6 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.6 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 23:55 UTC on August 27, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 24.5 km (15.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.6 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The epicenter was…

M6.0 earthquake hits near Zavodovski Island at intermediate depth

M6.0 earthquake hits near Zavodovski Island at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands region at 14:49 UTC on April 22, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 93.6 km (58.1 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). The epicenter…

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

Strong and shallow M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit South Sandwich Islands region at 17:54 UTC on April 9, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 47.7 km (29.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 44 km (27.3 miles). The epicenter was…

M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

M6.5 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands region

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.5 hit the South Sandwich Islands at 16:14 UTC on April 5, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 58.4 km (36.3 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.5 at a depth of 80 km (50 miles). The epicenter was located 44…

M7.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands at intermediate depth

M7.1 earthquake hits South Sandwich Islands at intermediate depth

A strong earthquake registered by the USGS as M7.1 hit the South Sandwich Islands at 02:26 UTC on December 11, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 164 km (102 miles). EMSC is reporting M7.1 at a depth of 150 km (93 miles). The epicenter was located 14 km (8.7…