M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 10 Mar 2018 14:27 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: 5.6M
Depth: 49.94 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.3001 , -28.0605
Event Date: 10 Mar 2018 14:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000d2ru
Inserted at: 10 Mar 2018 14:51 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
1202546 0.01 10 Mar 2018 14:27 5.6M, 49.94km 3.83 No people affected 00:23 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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