M 6.3 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 Nov 2018 20:02 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 1162384
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.778 , -25.3862
Event Date: 15 Nov 2018 20:02 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Nov 2018 21:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us1000hsaf Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

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19 November 2018 - Gempa Bumi Kuat di Rantau Kepulauan Fiji pada 19 No ... Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:22:00 +0100.

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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 (114), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),