M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 16 Mar 2018 09:25 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -56.4817 , -25.7344
Event Date: 16 Mar 2018 09:25 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Mar 2018 09:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (SGS)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

NACIONAL - Población:
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 01:27:00 +0100.

18:20, 2018-03-19. En varios puntos de la capital mexicana y ante las ruinas dejadas por el terremoto los damnificados guardaron un minuto de silencio justo a la misma hora del fenómeno de magnitud 7,1 que afectó el centro y el sur del país
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Earthquake hits southern Iran
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 09:17:00 +0100.

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 19‎ By Gazenfer Hamidov – Trend:‎ An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale shook Iran’s south province of Bushehr on March 19. The tremors occurred at 8:00 local time (UTC ‎+4:30), according to a report from th
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Clifftop street in the UK begins to collapse into the sea as coast is ...
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:25:00 +0100.

Wild weather has hammered Britain’s coastline, with one clifftop street beginning to crumble into the sea as a result. A sudden tremble described by one resident as like an “earthquake” was felt as the cliff gave way, sending a garden shed
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Clifftop homes begin to crumble into the sea in Norfolk as Britain is ...
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 04:15:00 +0100.

A clifftop street began to crumble into the sea last night as Britain's coastline was battered by wild weather. One home-owner described feeling a sudden tremble like an "earthquake" at the weekend as the cliff gave way. A garden shed and a
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),