M 5.2 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 Sep 2021 04:43 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 1285716
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.9682 , -23.6121
Event Date: 15 Sep 2021 04:43 UTC
15 Sep 2021 02:43 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 16 Sep 2021 00:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fbav Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),