M 5 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 29 Jul 2020 10:00 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 1228074
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.0M
Depth: 60.38 Km
Lat/Lon: -59.6924 , -26.3344
Event Date: 29 Jul 2020 10:00 UTC
29 Jul 2020 08:00 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Jul 2020 10:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b60n 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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),