M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 10 Mar 2018 14:27 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: 49.94 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.3001 , -28.0605
Event Date: 10 Mar 2018 14:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000d2ru
Inserted at: 10 Mar 2018 14:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

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

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1202546 -56.3/-28.06 5.6 49.94 3.83 10 Mar 2018 14:52 00:24 (new episode)
2 0.01 1202546 -56.3/-28.06 5.6 49.94 3.83 10 Mar 2018 16:30 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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