M 5.1 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 16 May 2017 14:42 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -56.4461 , -25.4467
Event Date: 16 May 2017 14:42 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2017 15:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (SGS)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 198 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Roma, dopo la bomba d'acqua ancora nubifragi: crolla albero a Prati, grandi ... Sat, 20 May 2017 12:17:00 +0200. Un nuovo violento nubifragio si abbatte su Roma dopo la bomba d'acqua che ieri sera ha provocato disagi, blackout e allagamenti in tutta la città. Stamattina un albero è caduto in via Cola di Rienzo e ha occupato mezza carreggiata. Il traff
Terremoto de magnitud 5,8 sacude la costa de MéxicoSat, 20 May 2017 12:12:00 +0200. Publicado el 20/May 2017 a las: 5:50 am Por: jalcala Caracas, 19 de mayo de 2017 .- Un terremoto de magnitud 5,8 se ha registrado este sábado cerca de la costa de México. De acuerdo con el Servicio Geológico de EE.UU. (USGS), el sismo se ha
Quake deep under sea in Philippines unlikely to cause damageSat, 20 May 2017 11:37:00 +0200. A magnitude 5.6.earthquake struck near the centre of the Philippine archipelago on Saturday, but the Philvolcs seismology agency said the tremor was too deep to raise fears of casualties or damage. The quake struck shortly after 9 a.m. (010
Un gran evento volcánico ocurrido en Tenerife hace 170.000 años, protagonis ... Sat, 20 May 2017 11:30:00 +0200. SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, 20 May. (EUROPA PRESS) - Investigadores del Instituto Volcanológico de Canarias (Involcan) y del Museo de Ciencias Naturales de Tenerife, en colaboración con científicos del Laboratorio de Magmas y Volcanes de Clermo

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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),