M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 06 Jun 2018 18:51 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1145217
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 31 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.3773 , -25.736
Event Date: 06 Jun 2018 18:51 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Jun 2018 22:47 UTC


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000ejvv Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 42 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

North of England hit by 3.9-magnitude earthquakeSun, 10 Jun 2018 14:53:00 +0200.

Lincolnshire residents kept calm and carried on after a 3.9-magnitude earthquake with its epicentre in Grimsby struck on Saturday night. People used the hashtag #HullEarthquake on Twitter to share their experiences. “Picture fell off daught
Earthquake felt in York and North YorkshireSun, 10 Jun 2018 14:05:00 +0200.

York and North Yorkshire were among the places that felt an earthquake last night. The British Geological Survey said the 3.9 magnitude shake happened 18 km or 11 miles below Grimsby at 11.14pm. People up to 100 km away reported feeling it.
Houses shake as Yorkshire rattled by 3.9 magnitude earthquakeSun, 10 Jun 2018 12:06:00 +0200.

The quiet Yorkshire countryside was shaken by a quake on Saturday night (Picture: Getty) Buildings shook as parts of Yorkshire and Lincolnshire were rattled by a 3.9 magnitude earthquake overnight. People living in Hull were among those who
Earthquake measuring 3.9 on Richter scale hits regionSun, 10 Jun 2018 11:51:00 +0200.

An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale has hit the region, with tremors felt as far as 140 miles away. LincolnshireLive reports that Grimsby was the epicentre of the quake, which was felt by residents in Lincoln, Boston, Sleaford,

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (33), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),