6.8M Earthquake South Sandwich Islands Region
A shallow (10.0 km depth) 6.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the South Sandwich Island Region Wednesday May 10, 2017.
(2017-05-10 23:23:36 UTC 56.416°S 25.738°W 10.0 km depth)
No Tsunami Warning, Advisory, Watch, or Threat has been issued at this time.
Structure Information Summary
Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are a mix of vulnerable and earthquake resistant construction. The predominant vulnerable building types are adobe block with concrete bond beam and low-rise nonductile concrete frame with infill construction.
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena
Río Gallegos, Argentina
Puerto Deseado, Argentina
Punta Arenas, Chile