Strong Earthquake M5.2 Near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.2 has been recorded near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 March 2016 13:35:18. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 79km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and at a depth of approximately 49.78 km. No tsunami alert have been issued following this earthquake. Other details about the earthquake were not immediately available, and there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. We will update this report as soon as we have more information.

Below is a map showing the location of the earthquake and additional information pertaining to the exact location of the epicenter.

Magnitude: 5.2
Location: 79km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Time in GMT: 15 March 2016 13:35:18
Latitude of Epicenter: -55.9847
Longitude of Epicenter: -27.1781
Depth: 49.78 km

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