M 5.8 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 01 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 25.88 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.0607 , -25.1948
Event Date: 01 Nov 2018 19:30 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Nov 2018 23:50 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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Sun, 04 Nov 2018 18:41:00 +0100.

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Sun, 04 Nov 2018 16:41:00 +0100.

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