M 5.6 in Antarctica on 27 Aug 2018 20:09 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: 47.84 Km
Lat/Lon: -61.763 , -58.1245
Event Date: 27 Aug 2018 20:09 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000gi7m
Inserted at: 27 Aug 2018 20:29 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
1226051 0.01 27 Aug 2018 20:09 5.6M, 47.84km 3.95 No people affected 00:19 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Antarctica , of Antarctica.

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
Antarctica Antarctica -

Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Teniente Rodolfo Marsh Martin TNM 45 0 65 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Admiralty Bay Antarctica 38 km

More information

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