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Earthquake swarm with magnitudes up to 6.0 near King George Island, Antarctica

Dozens of earthquakes have been registered just south of the King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica over the past 30 days, with magnitudes ranging from 4.7 to 6.0. Human habitation of King George Island is limited to research stations. Over the past...

November 20, 2020

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Shallow M6.0 earthquake hits South Shetland Islands, Antarctica

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica at 23:49 UTC on November 6, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 5.8 km (3.6 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.0 at a depth of 33 km (20 miles). The epicenter...

November 07, 2020