Big 6.7 earthquake in Prince Edward Islands area


A huge 6.7 earthquake shook up the Prince Edward Islands area about an hour ago at 19:01:43 UTC, January 22, 2019.

The quake occurred in the ocean and was located at its nearest point close to 1,700 kilometers from land.

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No tsunami threats were issued.

Location: 43.078S 42.226E

Depth: 10 km

• 1676.8 km (1039.6 mi) SE of East London, South Africa
• 1701.1 km (1054.7 mi) ESE of Port Alfred, South Africa
• 1714.4 km (1062.9 mi) SE of Margate, South Africa
• 1717.0 km (1064.5 mi) SE of Butterworth, South Africa
• 1720.8 km (1066.9 mi) SE of Bhisho, South Africa