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M 5.2 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 20 May 2017 07:15 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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
  • Event Date: 20 May 2017 07:15 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 May 2017 07:33 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10008tqx (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 222 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake strikes south of Paralimni (updated)
Sat, 20 May 2017 10:58:00 +0200   cyprus-mail (en)

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale struck in the Famagusta district some 20km southwest off the Paralimni coast at approximately 8.40am on Saturday. The earthquake was registered at about 8km depth. According to the Cyprus Seismological Centre, the epicentre of the earthquake was 20km....

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Earthquake strikes south of Ayia Napa
Sat, 20 May 2017 08:28:00 +0200   cyprus-mail (en)

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale struck in the Famagusta district some 14 km south of Ayia Napa at approximately 9.00am on Saturday. The earthquake was registered at about 12 km depth. More later.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

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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