M 7.1 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 11 Dec 2018 02:26 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 1164965
Earthquake Magnitude: 7.1M
Depth: 164.66 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.5981 , -26.4656
Event Date: 11 Dec 2018 02:26 UTC
11 Dec 2018 00:26 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Dec 2018 02:43 UTC


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us2000isc8 Scaled population (vector) 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 57 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Objetivos alcanzados por el Perú en el marco del Plan de Acción para l ... Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:36:00 +0100.

Nota Informativa 534 - 18. En el marco de las actividades de la Comisión Permanente del Pacífico Sur (CPPS, organización regional conformada, además del Perú, por Chile, Colombia y Ecuador), cuya Sección Nacional se encuentra a cargo de est
PREMIUM How quake caught Palu off guardFri, 14 Dec 2018 22:49:00 +0100.

Former mayor Rusdy Mastura remains lost in thought about the great loss of human lives 2,000 deaths and 5,000 missing souls in the wake of the Sept. 28 quake in Central Sulawesi that devastated what was his area of jurisdiction, Palu. by Ru
The most impressive skyscraper of 2018 has the fastest elevator in the ... Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:40:00 +0100.

Tim Griffith. The Lotte World Tower is the tallest in South Korea and the fifth tallest in the world. The high-rise recently won the , which honors the top ten skyscrapers that have been completed in the previous calendar year. The tower f
Malaysia travel adviceFri, 14 Dec 2018 18:48:00 +0100.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all but essential travel to all islands off the coast of eastern Sabah from Kudat to Tawau, including (but not limited to) Lankayan, Mabul, Pom Pom, Kapalai, Litigan, Sipadan and Mata

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 (81), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),