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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0

Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC

• 22 Apr 2019 12:49:07 near epicenter

Location 56.265S 27.398W

Depth 95 km

Distances • 2414.1 km (1496.7 mi) SW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena
• 2549.7 km (1580.8 mi) ENE of Ushuaia, Argentina
• 2555.4 km (1584.3 mi) E of R�o Grande, Argentina
• 2749.7 km (1704.8 mi) E of R�o Gallegos, Argentina
• 2765.0 km (1714.3 mi) E of Puerto Deseado, Argentina

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.1 km; Vertical 5.9 km

Parameters Nph = 63; Dmin = 618.5 km; Rmss = 0.61 seconds; Gp = 36°

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