M 5.3 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 12 Oct 2017 03:12 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 30.41 Km
Lat/Lon: -56.3176 , -24.8144
Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 03:12 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 03:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (SGS)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 259 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Tsunami awareness workshop for Northerners
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 03:13:00 +0200.

Update: 12:42PM MEMBERS of various communities outside Labasa town will now have an opportunity to learn more of what to do when tsunami hits the country. This is after their community advisory councillors had a tsunami awareness workshop w
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لأول مرة.. امرأة يابانية تقود قطاراً
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:48:00 +0200.

بدأت اليابانية الأولى التي تقود قطارًا عملها كسائقة للقطارات تابعة لشركة سكك حديدية في شمال شرقي البلاد، وهي المنطقة التي تعرضت لكارثة الزلزال وموجة المد العاتية (تسونامي) عام 2011. وأفادت هيئة الإذاعة اليابانية بأن سيكا أوتسونوميا (23) عام
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بعد تفشي "الكبدي الوبائي" بها.. 7 كوراث تعرضت لها أمريكا في 2017
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 02:40:00 +0200.

تعرضت الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية، لعدة كوارث منذ بداية عام 2017م، والتي أدت إلى خسائر مالية وبشرية فادحة، وآخرها تفشي مرض التهاب الكبد الوبائي، والذي أسفر عن 18 شخصًا على الأقل، ووقوع حرائق في ولاية كاليفورنيا أدت إلى 40 مواطنًا. وترصد "الو
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Davutoğlu'ndan Kerkük için 10 maddelik çözüm!
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 01:25:00 +0200.

"Hiçbir taraf bu kadim ve zengin şehirde başlatılacak bir yangının Kerkük’le sınırlı kalacağı ve bir tarafın mutlak surette kazanacağı bir senaryonun gerçekleşebileceği vehmine kapılmamalıdır" diyen Davuoğlu, "Kerkük’te çıkacak bir çatışma
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),