6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits South Sandwich Island Region, EMSC Says
04:11 GMT 04.10.2021 (Updated: 04:31 GMT 04.10.2021)
© Wikipedia / Hannes Grobe, Alfred Wegener InstituteGrytviken at South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, whaling station in 1989
The earthquake was registered at a depth of 100 kilometres in the southern Atlantic Ocean
The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre reported a 6.3-magnitude earthquake occurred 845 kilometres southeast of South Georgia, Sandwich Islands on 4 October.
The region regularly faces seismic activity caused by the subduction of the South American Plate beneath the South Sandwich Plate.