M 4.9 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 13 Feb 2019 13:21 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 1170701
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -55.4217 , -27.2059
Event Date: 13 Feb 2019 13:21 UTC
13 Feb 2019 11:21 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2019 13:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jh77 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),