M 5.3 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 May 2017 15:57 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: 5.3M
Depth: 6.33 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.6117 , -25.8984
Event Date: 11 May 2017 15:57 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rhm
Inserted at: 12 May 2017 15:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (SGS)

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
1167445 0 11 May 2017 15:57 5.5M, 35km 3.23 No people affected 00:20 NEIC
1167455 0 11 May 2017 15:57 5.5M, 10km 3.08 No people affected 00:56 NEIC
1167584 0 11 May 2017 15:57 5.3M, 6.33km 3.08 No people affected 23:23 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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