M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 20 Jan 2022 06:52 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 1306718
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.9 , -23.9049
Event Date: 20 Jan 2022 06:52 UTC
20 Jan 2022 04:52 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 20 Jan 2022 07:13 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000gdfw Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. 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.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 442 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

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SUVA — China shipped relief supplies worth 1 million yuan ($157,900) on Jan 24 from Fiji to Tonga, which has suffered heavy damage from the recent volcanic eruptions and tsunami. A ceremony was held at a port in Suva's Walu Bay to see off t
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1st LD: China ships relief supplies to tsunami-hit Tonga2022-01-24T06:46+0100.

SUVA, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- China shipped relief supplies worth 1 million yuan (157,900 U.S. dollars) on Monday from Fiji to Tonga, which has suffered heavy damage from the recent volcanic eruptions and tsunami. A ceremony was held at a port
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NZ ships deliver aid to disaster-hit Tonga2022-01-24T06:07+0100.

Vision showed fresh fruit in crates being transferred to the wharf as New Zealand continued delivering aid to one of the world's remotest communities. Over a week after the South Pacific archipelago was devastated by a volcanic eruption
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (48), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),