Pair of Earthquakes off Coast of South America

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, November 16, 2018

There were two moderate earthquakes on Thursday, one in the Atlantic and one in the Pacific. 

The first, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the South Sandwich Islands region.

It happened at 6:02 pm local time and was at a depth of 10 km.

It was centered 2398.6 km south-southwest of Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena.

Then a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in the southern East Pacific Rise area.

It was at 3:09 pm local time. It was also at a depth of 10 km.

Centered 3218.2 km west-northwest of Puerto Natales, Chile.

The Team

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