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Mw 5.1 Earthquake, Green alert in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 May 2017 17:02 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.1M, Depth:10km
  • on 15 May 2017 17:02 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 15 May 2017 21:24:04 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008skv (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 203 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Small earthquake detected in South Carolina early Thursday morning
Thu, 18 May 2017 16:45:00 +0200   live5news (en)

PAGELAND, SC (FOX Carolina) - A small earthquake was recorded in South Carolina early Thursday morning, according to the US Geological Survey. The 2.2 magnitude quake was detected just after 2 a.m. The epicenter was three miles southeast of Pageland in Chesterfield County and 42 miles southeast of Charlotte.

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A small earthquake happened overnight southeast of Charlotte
Thu, 18 May 2017 16:40:00 +0200   charlotteobserver (en)

A small earthquake happened overnight in Pageland, S.C., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It measured 2.2 around 2 a.m. and was centered about 3 miles east of the town, which is about an hour southeast of Charlotte. Robert Sanders, a geophysicist with the U.S.

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Police hold South African for trying Everest without permit
Wed, 17 May 2017 10:49:00 +0200   ABCnews (en)

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2015 file photo, trekkers rest at Everest Base Camp, Nepal. A South African climber was in police custody in Nepal's capital Wednesday after he attempted to scale Mount Everest without obtaining the mandatory permit, an official said.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2),

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