M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 May 2017 01:09 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.4051 , -25.7392
Event Date: 11 May 2017 01:09 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rd3
Inserted at: 11 May 2017 01:27 UTC

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is Green

Intensity Population
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1167351 -56.405/-25.739 5.6 10 3.03 11 May 2017 01:27 00:17 (new episode)
2 0 1167351 -56.405/-25.739 5.6 10 3.34 11 May 2017 03:12 02:02 (upd of #1)
3 0 1167351 -56.42/-25.77 5.6 10 3.36 12 May 2017 05:07 1d 03:57 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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