M 4.9 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 13 May 2017 04:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.35 , -25.7945
Event Date: 13 May 2017 04:06 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 May 2017 04:27 UTC
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 129 | About casualties: 22 | Last hour: 0

A top Brockton student, Haitian dad may face deportationWed, 17 May 2017 01:51:00 +0200. Anna Burgess The Enterprise @AnnaBurgess_ENT. BROCKTON Haitian immigrant Cansery Goguette has dreams of becoming a police investigator. He has spent the past seven years learning English, is one test away from his high school diploma, and on May 12 w...
Experto explica el porqué del estancamiento en la calidad de vida mostrado por La Serena y CoquimboTue, 16 May 2017 21:54:00 +0200. Si bien hace siete años la Cámara Chilena de la Construcción (CChC) y el Instituto de Estudios Urbanos y Territoriales de la Universidad Católica de Chile realizan el Índice de Calidad de Vida Urbana de Ciudades Chilenas (ICVU), desde el 2013 se norm...
Sismo de 4,9 grados sacudió gran parte de Costa ecuatorianaTue, 16 May 2017 20:38:00 +0200. INOCAR descarta posibilidad de tsunami El Instituto Geofísico informó que a las 10:59 se registró un sismo de 4,9 grados en la escala de Richter, registrando su epicentro en la provincia de Santa Elena. El movimiento telúrico tuvo una profundidad de ...
An obituary for Car NicobarTue, 16 May 2017 20:25:00 +0200. Candles on Waves , a novel by painter S.N. Sreeprakash, is an obituary for Car Nicobar that was reduced to mangled remains by the giant tsunami waves. The book will be released by Kerala Sahitya Akademi president Vaisakhan at the akademi’s Changampuz...

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 (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), INFORM (2),