An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred near the South Sandwich Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 occurred near the South Sandwich Islands. The epicenter lay at a depth of 35 km.

Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, Saint Helena
2501.3 km (1554.2 mi) SSW
Population: 271
Ushuaia, Argentina
2621.2 km (1628.7 mi) E
Population: 58,028
Río Gallegos, Argentina
2841.8 km (1765.8 mi) E
Population: 85,700
Punta Arenas, Chile
2856.6 km (1775.0 mi) E
Population: 117,430
Puerto Deseado, Argentina
2888.0 km (1794.5 mi) E
Population: 10,237

The South Sandwich Islands is a subantarctic archipelago located in the South Atlantic, 570 km southeast of South Georgia, consisting of 11 small islands of volcanic origin and many small islands and rocks. The archipelago, which is sometimes referred to as the Southern Ocean, is the eastern border of the Scotia Sea.