Washington: A strong and shallow
6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked the remote South Shetland
Islands region in Antarctica on Sunday, experts from the US
Geological Survey said.
The epicentre of the quake was at a depth of one
kilometre, some 464 kilometres west of Coronation Island, the
USGS said. No destructive tsunami was created, according to
the US warning centre.
First Published: Sunday, January 15, 2012, 20:46