M 5.8 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 01 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC
EQ parameters

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: 5.8M
Depth: 25.88 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.0607 , -25.1948
Event Date: 01 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000i5jk
Inserted at: 01 Nov 2018 23:50 UTC


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000i5jk Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1234738 0 01 Nov 2018 19:30 5.7M, 25.37km 3.51 No people affected 00:20 NEIC
1234786 0 01 Nov 2018 19:30 5.8M, 25.88km 3.51 No people affected 04:20 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

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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