15 Jan '12, 3pm

Strong quakes rattle remote Antarctica

WASHINGTON: Two strong earthquakes 40 minutes apart rocked the remote South Orkney Islands in Antarctica on Sunday, experts from the US Geological Survey said. The epicentre of the first, a magnitude 6.5 temblor, was at a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles), some 464 kilometres west of Coronation Island, the USGS said. No destructive tsunami was created, according to a US-based warning centre. The quake occurred at 1340 GMT, and about 40 minutes later the region was struck by an aftershock measured at 6.2, according to USGS. The South Orkney Islands form a remote archipelago in the Southern Ocean to the northeast of the Antarctic Peninsula. An ownership dispute between Britain and Argentina was resolved by the 1959 Antarctic Treaty, which allowed for any of the 12 signatories to use the islands for non-military purposes. The British Antarctic Survey staffs a small research ...

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