On October 26, 2021, at 05:48 UTC, a shallow earthquake recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey with a magnitude of 6.0 occurred east of the South Sandwich Islands.
The agency reports a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). The EMSC reports the same magnitude and depth.
The epicenter was about 2,357 km (1,464 miles) south of Edinburgh Seven Seas, St. Helena, and 3,174 km (1,972 miles) east-east of Ushuaia, Argentina.
There are no people within 100 km (62 miles).