M 6.8 earthquake struck east of South Sandwich Islands

M 6.8 earthquake struck east of South Sandwich Islands

M 6.8 earthquake struck east of South Sandwich Islands in the southern Atlantic Ocean on March 11, 2014 at 02:44 UTC. The epicenter was located 418 km (260 miles) ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands at coordinates 60.839°S 19.957°W. All

M6.2 earthquake struck near Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands

M6.2 earthquake struck near Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands

A 10-km (6.2 miles) deep earthquake registered as M6.2 (USGS, GEOFON) struck near the South Sandwich Islands at 21:32 UTC on July 26, 2013. The epicenter was located at coordinates 57.789°S 23.959°W or about 203km (126 miles) NE of Bristol Island, South…

Very strong M 7.3 earthquake struck South Sandwich Islands region

Very strong M 7.3 earthquake struck South Sandwich Islands region

A vey strong earthquake with recorded magnitude of 7.3 (USGS and EMSC preliminary reports) struck south of South Sandwich Islands on July 15, 2013 at 14:03 UTC. Both USGS and EMSC measured depth at 30 km.

Epicenter was located at sea, 185km (115mi) SSE

Strong earthquake M6.1 struck South Sandwich Islands

Strong earthquake M6.1 struck South Sandwich Islands

Strong earthquake M6.1 struck South Sandwich Islands on Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 03:29:00 UTC. Epicenter of the earthquake was located 121 km (75 miles) E of Bristol Island, Antarctica at coordinates 58.915°S, 24.410°W. USGS registered depth of 31.3 km (19.4)

Magnitude 6.0 and 5.2 – South Sandwich Islands region

Magnitude 6.0 and 5.2 – South Sandwich Islands region

Shalow earthquake magnitude 6.0 struck  South Sandwich Islands region today at 05:53:41 UTC according to USGS. Epicenter was 138 km (85 miles) E of Visokoi Island and 281 km (174 miles) NNE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (56.670°S, 25.018°W) at

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit South Sandwich Islands area

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit South Sandwich Islands area

Mggnitude 6.2 earthquake hit South Sandwich Islands region today at 09:54:55 UTC (07:54:55 AM Local Time). Epicenter was 104 km (64 miles) NW of Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands and 354 km (219 miles) NNW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands (55.980°S,

Underwater Antarctic volcanoes discovered in the Southern Ocean

Underwater Antarctic volcanoes discovered in the Southern Ocean

Scientists from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered previously unknown volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands.Using ship-borne sea-floor mapping technology during research cruises onboard the RRS James Clark Ross, the