M 5.5 in South Sandwich Islands Region on 03 Oct 2022 07:00 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 1340368
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.4002 , -26.0345
Event Date: 03 Oct 2022 07:00 UTC
03 Oct 2022 05:00 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 03 Oct 2022 07:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000iqd5 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: 55 | About casualties: 12 | Last hour: 0

Haiti: UNFPA Factsheet, October 2021 - August 20222022-10-07T00:21+0200.

PROJECT TITLE Strengthening access to integrated, lifesaving SRH and GBV services and supplies for women of reproductive age in earthquake affected departments (Grand’Anse, Nippes and South) The main objective of this USAID Bureau for Human
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UNFPA Haiti Factsheet, October 2021 - August 20222022-10-06T22:38+0200.

PROJECT TITLE. Strengthening access to integrated, lifesaving SRH and GBV services and supplies for women of reproductive age in earthquake aected departments (Grand’Anse, Nippes and South) The main objective of this USAID Bureau for Humani
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UN seeks a ‘humanitarian corridor’ in Haiti in areas where gangs conti ... 2022-10-06T18:29+0200.

For the second time in less than a year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontière, the French humanitarian medical organization has announced its temporary shutting down an emergency medical center because of gang violence in Haiti.
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UN seeks a ‘humanitarian corridor’ in Haiti in areas where gangs conti ... 2022-10-06T18:01+0200.

For the second time in less than a year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontière, the French humanitarian medical organization has announced its temporary shutting down an emergency medical center because of gang violence in Haiti.
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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 (50), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),