M 6.5 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 10 May 2017 23:23 UTC

Event summary | Scenario pre-calculated

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Event Date: 10 May 2017 23:23 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us10008rb6
Inserted at: 11 May 2017 01:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (SGS)

Gdacs Score

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Tsunami affected locations

Date Name Country Alert Tsunami wave height (m)

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Initial conditions

Title: "94km ENE of Visokoi Island"

Fault parameters

  • Length: 28 km
  • Width: 7 km
  • Magnitude: 6.5 M

Okada parameters:

  • Slip: .8 m
  • Strike: 317 (geogr angle: north=0, south=180)
  • Dip: 15 degree
  • Rake: 90 degree
  • Depth: 10 km

Calculation parameters

  • Calculation space (lon/lat): -27.264, -57.908, -24.264, -54.908
  • Instead of Step -> use Cell size:.16 minutes

Sea Level