M 5.7 in South Sandwich Islands Region on 17 Jul 2021 00:53 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 1277502
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 96 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.1042 , -27.8533
Event Date: 17 Jul 2021 00:53 UTC
16 Jul 2021 22:53 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Jul 2021 02:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000emrg Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),