Magnitude 7.3 Earthquake Hits South Atlantic Near Antarctica - USGS

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Earthquake - Sputnik International
A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the southern Atlantic Ocean near the British overseas territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said Saturday.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Tremors were felt 31 miles northeast of the uninhabited Visokoi Island at the depth of 58 miles at 09:47 GMT, the USGS reported.

Aftershocks were felt in southeastern Argentina and the Falkland Islands, and no tsunami warnings have been issued so far.

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