Today morning, at around 11:37am UTC (5:35am eastern time), a strong and shallow M6.0 earthquake hit a few hundred miles off the coast of Antarctica and 265km NE of Scott Island Bank, Antarctica.

M6.0 earthquake hits off Antarctica on February 2 2018
M6.0 earthquake hits off Antarctica on February 2, 2018. via USGS

The epicenter of the strong earthquake was shallow (10km; 6.2mi). There is nobody in the region. Scott Island is a small uninhabited island of volcanic origin in the Ross Sea, Southern Ocean, 505 kilometres (310 mi) northeast of Cape Adare, the northeastern extremity of Victoria Land, Antarctica.

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