M 5.2 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 20 May 2017 07:15 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 41.62 km
Lat/Lon: -59.4788 , -27.0094
Event Date: 20 May 2017 07:15 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2017 07:33 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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سكين "الستين" هل يلتفّ على جنبلاط؟Wed, 24 May 2017 06:30:00 +0200. .. ويبقى قانون الانتخاب عقدة العقد عند رئيس اللقاء الديمقراطي النائب وليد جنبلاط . هذه العقدة التاريخية عمل السوريون على ردمها على مستوى عقدين لصالح "بيك المختارة". كلّ الاتهامات التي تعرّض لها السوريون في ما خصّ القانون الانتخابي ليست في م
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Causa indignación TPS de seis meses para haitianosWed, 24 May 2017 06:08:00 +0200. MIAMI.- Líderes de la comunidad haitiana en el sur de la Florida expresaron su rechazo a la extensión del TPS (estatus de protección temporal) apenas por seis meses, para los haitianos que debieron salir de su país a causa del terremoto de
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),