M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 May 2017 21:12 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: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -56.3673 , -25.2921
Event Date: 15 May 2017 21:12 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 May 2017 21:33 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (SGS)

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Senior Navy officer reviews HADR exercise at Karwar baseFri, 19 May 2017 20:28:00 +0200. A senior official of the Western Naval Command (WNC) today reviewed the annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) exercise at the naval base here. The exercise was reviewed by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, Flag Officer C
"Vivimos tsunami de inseguridad": Alex DomínguezFri, 19 May 2017 19:34:00 +0200. Alex Domínguez aseguró que Chihuahua vive "tsunami" en materia de inseguridad y que ante la estrategia "Escudo" con cámaras y drones, lo que falta es coordinación para investigar y castigar el delito. Por: En rueda de prensa que ofreció la
Earthquake detected in N. Alabama 3 miles below surfaceFri, 19 May 2017 19:03:00 +0200. A small earthquake more than three miles below the earth's surface in north Alabama was detected Friday by the The quake was a magnitude 2.4 and was detected at 2:36 a.m. Friday, according to the USGS. The quake occurred 10 miles west south
Huge landslide in Uttarakhand leaves 15,000 tourists stranded on Badrinath ... Fri, 19 May 2017 18:44:00 +0200. At least 15,000 tourists were left stranded in Uttarakhand after a landslide near Vishnuprayag on the Badrinath route in Chamoli district, as per news agency ANI. The Rishikesh-Badrinath National Highway has been blocked says PTI. The agenc

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