M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 10 Mar 2018 14:27 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1137183
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 49.94 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.3001 , -28.0605
Event Date: 10 Mar 2018 14:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Mar 2018 14:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000d2ru Scaled population -8  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),