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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake jolts South Sandwich Islands region

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Magnitude 6.0 earthquake rocked South Sandwich Islands region today. No tsunami warning issued.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.0

Date-Time • 22 Apr 2019 14:49:07 UTC

• 22 Apr 2019 12:49:07 near epicenter

Location 56.265S 27.398W

Depth 95 km

Distances • 2414.1 km (1496.7 mi) SW of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena
• 2549.7 km (1580.8 mi) ENE of Ushuaia, Argentina
• 2555.4 km (1584.3 mi) E of R�o Grande, Argentina
• 2749.7 km (1704.8 mi) E of R�o Gallegos, Argentina
• 2765.0 km (1714.3 mi) E of Puerto Deseado, Argentina

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 5.1 km; Vertical 5.9 km

Parameters Nph = 63; Dmin = 618.5 km; Rmss = 0.61 seconds; Gp = 36°

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