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Strong quake at the the tectonic boundary between Africa and Antarctica
A strong magnitude 6.2 quake occurred on the evening of 26 Sep approx. 1922 km SE of Cape Town, South Afric, in the southwestern Indian Ocean.
Sun, 27 Sep 2020, 18:0118:01 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
The quake occurred at the active divergent plate boundary separating the African and Antarctic plates, which probably now have moved a few cm further apart as a consequence.
Very light shaking was reported felt by some observers in southern South Africa.
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Date & time: Sat, 26 Sep 17:10 UTC
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.02°S / 31.86°E
Primary data source: GFZ