An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred near the Balenni Islands

An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred near the Balenni Islands. The epicenter lay at a depth of 10 km.

Balenni is an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific sector of the Southern Ocean, 300 km from the Ots Coast (East Antarctica). It consists of 3 large (Yang, Buckle and Sturge) and several small islands stretched in the direction from the southwest. in the northwest. on 160 km. High. up to 1524 m. The islands are covered with glaciers. Uninhabited.