(ETH) – It was only days ago that a powerful magnitude 7.2 earthquake devastated Haiti leaving over a thousand dead and many injured.

Now a magnitude 6.9 has struck the South Sandwich Islands region according to Reuters.  The quake was at a depth of 10 km (six miles), EMSC said.

The quake occurred in the middle of the south Atlantic ocean, 2,960 km east-north-east of Punta Arenas, Chile, EMSC added. There was no immediate tsunami threat after the quake, according to the U.S. Tsunami Warning System.


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Ricky Scaparo is the pastor and founder of the international ministry End Time Headlines. A ministry that provides resources to equip believers and to inform the discerning of the signs and seasons in which we live. His mission is to inform his readers and viewers of prophetic events and how they are unfolding before our very eyes through news and headlines presented from a prophetic perspective in light of the Holy Bible.