M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 05 Sep 2021 09:59 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 1284627
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 22.99 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.7135 , -25.1981
Event Date: 05 Sep 2021 09:59 UTC
05 Sep 2021 07:59 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 05 Sep 2021 14:00 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000f875 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, 2021. 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: 162 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

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Ciment, tôle, bois…les prix ont explosé dans le grand Sud après le séi ... 2021-09-09T05:54+0200.

Déjà en hausse à cause de la guerre des gangs à Martissant ayant coupé le pays en deux pendant des mois, les prix des matériaux de construction ont littéralement explosé dans le grand Sud, là où le tremblement de terre du 14 août 2021 a dét
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Catastrophe naturelle au Mexique: De nombreux dégâts ont été constatés ... 2021-09-08T22:29+0200.

qui a secoué le centre et le sud du Mexique dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi a fait un mort, ainsi que des dégâts dans les hôpitaux, les maisons, les magasins et les hôtels du port d’Acapulco, ont indiqué les autorités mercredi. Le tremblem
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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: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),