M 5.7 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 09 Apr 2018 00:20 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: 239.78 Km
Lat/Lon: -57.6528 , -27.8383
Event Date: 09 Apr 2018 00:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000dwpi
Inserted at: 09 Apr 2018 00:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

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
1206054 0.01 09 Apr 2018 00:20 5.7M, 239.78km 2.69 No people affected 00:19 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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