M 5.5 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 10 Sep 2021 17:07 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 1285313
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.5762 , -26.5402
Event Date: 10 Sep 2021 17:07 UTC
10 Sep 2021 15:07 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 10 Sep 2021 17:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fa2u Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  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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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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),