Magnitude 7. 2 earthquake strikes near Sandwich islands

(AGI) Washington, June 29 - A strong earthquake with aprovisional reading of magnitude 7.2 struck at sea on Sundaynear Visikoi Island, in the South Sandwich Islands between thetip of South America and Antarctica. The epicentre was 152kmfrom the island at a depth of 14.7km. No tsunami alert wasissued though small rogue waves have reached nearby islands. . .

(AGI) Washington, June 29 - A strong earthquake with aprovisional reading of magnitude 7.2 struck at sea on Sundaynear Visikoi Island, in the South Sandwich Islands between thetip of South America and Antarctica. The epicentre was 152kmfrom the island at a depth of 14.7km. No tsunami alert wasissued though small rogue waves have reached nearby islands. . .