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 09:47:01. The earthquake epicenter was located at precisely 50km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and at a depth of approximately 93.17 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: 50km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsTime in GMT: 28 May 2016 09:47:01Latitude of Epicenter: -56.2571Longitude of Epicenter: -27.0364Depth: 93.17 km