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Earthquake of 5.5 magnitude hits South Sandwich Islands region

 ANI / Sep 5, 2021, 14:12 IST

VIRGINIA: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 hit the South Sandwich Islands region on Sunday, the US Geological Survey (UGS) said.


The earthquake jolted the region at 05:26 (UTC). The quake had a depth of 42.5 km, USGS said.

 

"Prelim M5.5 Earthquake South Sandwich Islands region Sep-05 05:26 UTC," US Geological Survey tweeted.
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) is a British Overseas Territory in the southern Atlantic Ocean.

 

(Source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/topic/Atlantic-Ocean)