Two Strong earthquakes hit South Georgia/South Sandwich Islands region
In the space of 2 days, two strong earthquakes over the magnitude of 6 has hit an area to the northwest of the East Scotia Ridge between South Georgia Island and the South Sandwich Islands. The first quake struck with a magnitude of 7.4 on the 19th August 2016 at 07:32 UTC with a depth of 10km, and then on the 21st August 2016 a second quake struck the same area with a magnitude of 6.4 at 03:45 UTC also with a depth of 10km.
7.4 magnitude earthquake on 19th August 2016. SOURCE: USGS.
6.4 magnitude earthquake on 21st August 2016. SOURCE: USGS.