M 5.5 in Balleny Islands Region on 11 Jan 2021 04:45 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 1251104
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -63.2139 , 170.7088
Event Date: 11 Jan 2021 04:45 UTC
11 Jan 2021 15:45 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Jan 2021 05:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d7d3 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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5.3-magnitude quake hits Balleny Islands region -- USGSTue, 12 Jan 2021 16:28:00 +0100.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 jolted Balleny Islands region in the Antarctic Ocean at 1006 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. BEIJING (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Jan, 2021 ) :An earthquake with a mag
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (44), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),