WORLD 6.6-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands -- USGS

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6.6-magnitude quake hits South Sandwich Islands -- USGS

Xinhua

11:06, August 28, 2019

BEIJING, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 jolted 130km south of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands at 2355 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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(Photo: USGS)

The epicenter, with a depth of 24.5 km, was initially determined to be at 60.2088 degrees south latitude and 26.5327 degrees west longitude.

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