Strong Earthquake Strikes NNE of Visokoi Island, ESR
Posted by feww on May 28, 2016
M7.2 Quake strikes near Visokoi Island, South Sandwich Islands
Centered at 56.203°S, 26.893°W (58.0km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands) the quake struck at a depth of 72.7km (45.2 mi) on 2016-05-28 at 09:46:59 (UTC), reported USGS/EHP.
A destructive tsunami is NOT expected.
CJ Members: Diagnostic Mapping available from FIRE-EARTH BEACONS.
Other Notable Seismicity
M6.6 – 161km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji
Location: 22.021°S 178.161°W (321.0 kmWSW of Nuku`alofa, Tonga) depth=416.8 km
Time: 2016-05-28 05:38:51 (UTC)