M 5.2 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 23 Feb 2021 05:19 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 1257104
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 54.37 Km
Lat/Lon: -55.8336 , -28.722
Event Date: 23 Feb 2021 05:19 UTC
23 Feb 2021 03:19 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Feb 2021 15:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dkbm 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),