M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 26 Jul 2018 12:56 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 1151657
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 69.88 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.8906 , -26.4019
Event Date: 26 Jul 2018 12:56 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Jul 2018 13:17 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000gedy Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 59 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

One fatality as earthquake hit Indonesia’s Mount Rinjani Sunday Breaki ... Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:29:00 +0200.

One fatality as earthquake hit Indonesia’s Mount Rinjani Sunday. Breaking News July 30, 2018 14:27. By The Jakarta Post Asia News Network. The Mount Rinjani National Park management has revealed around 500 people, including 135 foreigners,
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DAILY BRIEF: More than 500 hikers trapped on Indonesia volcano & more ... Mon, 30 Jul 2018 07:59:00 +0200.

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know to start your day with our daily briefing, compiled by Zoya Thomas. More than 500 climbers are thought to be trapped on Mount Rinjani on the island of Lombok, a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake
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Earthquake on popular tourist island in Indonesia kills 14 peopleMon, 30 Jul 2018 05:02:00 +0200.

At least 14 people have been killed and dozens injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on a popular tourist island in Indonesia. The powerful tremor, which was followed by two smaller earthquakes and 60 aftershocks, hit Lombok on Sunday. S
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Earthquake on popular tourist island in Indonesia kills 14 peopleMon, 30 Jul 2018 04:48:00 +0200.

At least 14 people have been killed and dozens injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on a popular tourist island in Indonesia. The powerful tremor, which was followed by two smaller earthquakes and 60 aftershocks, hit Lombok on Sunday. S
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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 (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),