M 4.9 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 15 Sep 2021 08:08 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 1285735
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 67.71 Km
Lat/Lon: -59.6772 , -26.3187
Event Date: 15 Sep 2021 08:08 UTC
15 Sep 2021 06:08 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Sep 2021 08:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fbc9 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.
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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Biden administration to deport migrant crowds in Texas bo...2021-09-19T02:05+0200.

WASHINGTON/HOUSTON, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Joe Biden's administration said on Saturday it would start to swiftly deport thousands of Haitian migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally and gathering under a bridge in Del
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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),