Magnitude 5.6 Earthquake Hit in South Sandwich Islands Region

- Time: 2024-03-20 at 05:48:21 UTC
             2024-03-20 at 03:48:21 South Georgia
- Location: -56.26° LAT, -27.42° LON
- Magnitude: 5.6 mww
- Depth: 117 km
- Provider: USGS, USGS_Quakes

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 5.6 earthquake in South Sandwich Islands Region.

The earthquake occurred within a region associated with INCREASED seismic hazard exposure (yellow alert). See our post here.

Picture 2: Post about alert field for South Sandwich Islands Region.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far. No tsunami alert was issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

** The information provided is a product of Quantectum's own system, please tag Quantectum when sharing it. For more detailed information, contact us by email.

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