M 5.7 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 May 2017 15:41 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: 22.22 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.5666 , -25.8651
Event Date: 11 May 2017 15:41 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rhi
Inserted at: 12 May 2017 14:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (SGS)

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

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1167442 -56.593/-25.993 5.6 35 3.3 11 May 2017 16:00 00:19 (new episode)
2 0 1167442 -56.593/-25.993 5.6 35 3.44 11 May 2017 17:42 02:00 (upd of #1)
3 0 1167442 -56.567/-25.865 5.7 22.22 3.42 12 May 2017 14:37 22:56 (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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