2017-10-10 18:53:28 Updated: (m6.7) Bouvet Island Region -54.3 8.6 (29192)

By Newsroom America Feeds at 10 Oct 2017

== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==

***This event supersedes event AT00OXMF59,PT17283001.

Region: BOUVET ISLAND REGION Geographic coordinates: 54.285S, 8.637E Magnitude: 6.7 Depth: 10 km Universal Time (UTC): 10 Oct 2017 18:53:28 Time near the Epicenter: 10 Oct 2017 19:53:28 Local standard time in your area: 10 Oct 2017 13:53:28

Location with respect to nearby cities: 340 km (211 miles) E (89 degrees) of Bouvet Island 2390 km (1485 miles) SSW (196 degrees) of Cape Town, South Africa 3163 km (1966 miles) SSW (203 degrees) of MASERU, Lesotho

ADDITIONAL EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS ________________________________ event ID : us 1000apql

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