M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 02 May 2022 06:02 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 1320911
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -57.0571 , -25.1637
Event Date: 02 May 2022 06:02 UTC
02 May 2022 04:02 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI V
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 02 May 2022 07:16 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
us7000h6b8 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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 (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),