M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 20 Sep 2021 19:07 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 1286472
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 79.69 Km
Lat/Lon: -59.8051 , -26.6525
Event Date: 20 Sep 2021 19:07 UTC
20 Sep 2021 17:07 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 20 Sep 2021 19:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fcyr 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.
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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),