M 6.1 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 08 Feb 2020 14:32 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 16.12 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.0165 , -25.4811
Event Date: 08 Feb 2020 14:32 UTC
08 Feb 2020 12:32 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us70007lik
Inserted at: 08 Feb 2020 14:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70007lik 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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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1295286 0 08 Feb 2020 14:32 6.1M, 16.12km 3.51 No people affected 00:22 NEIC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
The episode that has the last updated information.
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1295286 -60.016/-25.481 6.1 16.1 3.51 08 Feb 2020 14:55 00:22 (new episode)
2 0 1295286 -60.016/-25.481 6.1 16.1 3.51 08 Feb 2020 16:36 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1295286 -60.016/-25.481 6.1 16.1 3.51 09 Feb 2020 14:41 1d 00:08 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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