M 6.3 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 26 Jul 2020 00:53 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 1227611
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.783 , -25.3145
Event Date: 26 Jul 2020 00:53 UTC
25 Jul 2020 22:53 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI V
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Jul 2020 01:14 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000b46r Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (85), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),