M 5.7 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 May 2017 15:41 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 22.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.5666 , -25.8651
Event Date: 11 May 2017 15:41 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rhi
Inserted at: 12 May 2017 14:39 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1167442 0 11 May 2017 15:41 5.6M, 35km 3.42 No people affected 00:18 NEIC
1167583 0 11 May 2017 15:41 5.7M, 22.22km 3.42 No people affected 22:57 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands , of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is..

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is. South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands -

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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