A Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands.

July 15, 2013 A Very Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands (see map): A 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit south of Bristol Island in the South Sandwich Islands. No tsunami alert exists. The considerable 7.3 magnitude temblor hit at 2:03PM (GMT) July 15, 2013. It was 12:03PM local time.

It was initially reported as a 6.8 magnitude quake before being upgraded, by the USGS, to 7.3. It occurred at a depth of 31 kilometers (19 miles). If this quake had occurred near a large city, it would have been catastrophic. However, since it occurred far out at sea; no damage was done and no tsunami alert was issued.

The quake was 1,600 miles west of Ushuaia and Rio Gallegos, Argentina; 1,600 miles west of Punta Arenas, Chile and 1,300 miles south of Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands.

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1 Response to A Powerful 7.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sandwich Islands.

  1. wiczend says:

    Reblogged this on at wits' end.

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