An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has been recorded near Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 28 May 2016 09:47:03. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 69km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and at a depth of approximately 103 km. A provisional tsunami alert have been issued for the region 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: 7.3Location: 69km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsTime in GMT: 28 May 2016 09:47:03Latitude of Epicenter: -56.1Longitude of Epicenter: -26.9Depth: 103 km