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Sunday, 8 March 2020

Two strong earthquakes hit the South Sandwich Islands

Two strong earthquakes have recently occurred in the South Sandwich Islands. The first one with a magnitude of 6.1 occurred on the 20th January 2020 at 06:51 UTC. The epicenter of the quake was reported to be about 25km south-southeast of Bristol Island with a depth of 93km. The second one with a magnitude of 6.0 occurred on the 8th February 2020 at 14:32 UTC. The epicenter of the quake was reported to be about 113km south-southeast of Bristol Island with a depth of 16km.

6.1 magnitude earthquake on 20th January 2020. SOURCE: USGS.

6.0 magnitude earthquake on 8th February 2020. SOURCE: USGS.

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