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A 6.0 Magnitude Earthtquake Struck the South Sandwich Islands Region.

January 22, 2011 – A 6.0 magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the South Sanwich Islands: The quake was originally reported as a 6.2 magnitude, but later downgraded to 6.0 by the USGS (United States Geological Survery). The depth of the quake … Continue reading

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Two Rare Earthquakes Struck the South Shetland Islands.

January 15, 2012 – Two Earthquakes Struck the South Shetland Islands: Two quakes struck the South Shetland Islands today, only 41 minutes apart. The first was a 6.5 magnitude quake that hit at 9:40AM (local time) and the second was … Continue reading

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