M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 May 2017 01:09 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can 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
Inserted at: 11 May 2017 01:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (SGS)

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Latest media headlines

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),