M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 27 Dec 2016 18:04 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 51.71 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.6576 , -26.0867
Event Date: 27 Dec 2016 18:04 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Dec 2016 18:28 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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Sat, 31 Dec 2016 15:03:00 +0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),