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M 4.9 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 13 May 2017 04:06 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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
  • Event Date: 13 May 2017 04:06 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 May 2017 04:27 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008s39 (neicid)

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5.5 magnitude earthquake hits 67 miles southeast of Guam
Tue, 16 May 2017 06:25:00 +0200   pnc (en)

Guam - The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reports there is no tsunami threat to Guam or the CNMI from the nearby quake that hit around 1:56 p.m. The 5.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded as being 25 miles deep and about 67 miles southeast of the village of Inarajan, Guam.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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