M 5.3 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 Sep 2021 03:31 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 1285708
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 57.77 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.3993 , -25.5719
Event Date: 15 Sep 2021 03:31 UTC
15 Sep 2021 01:31 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Sep 2021 03:48 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fb9q Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),