Earthquake Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands: Mag. 5.9 quake recorded – 19 April 2016

An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has been recorded near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 19 April 2016 05:25:39. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 119km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and at a depth of approximately 10.62 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: 5.9
Location: 119km N of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Time in GMT: 19 April 2016 05:25:39
Latitude of Epicenter: -55.6255
Longitude of Epicenter: -27.2317
Depth: 10.62 km

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