M 5.6 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 06 Sep 2021 08:19 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 1284726
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.8058 , -25.2332
Event Date: 06 Sep 2021 08:19 UTC
06 Sep 2021 06:19 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 06 Sep 2021 13:56 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000f8gz Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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: 175 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

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Guadeloupe Passage: Magnitude-5.0 offshore earthquake occurs in the Gu ... 2021-09-10T04:40+0200.

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L'ex député Jean David Genesté critique la gestion du séisme par le go ... 2021-09-10T04:34+0200.

Intervenant dans la presse locale ce mercredi 8 septembre 2021, l’ancien député Jean David Genesté reproche au gouvernement haïtien de ne pas trop se soucier des cas des sinistrés du département du Grand Sud 22 jours après le séisme. Selon
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Haïti : une évaluation post-séisme révèle une augmentation de la faim ... 2021-09-10T02:49+0200.

Cet appel intervient en réponse à une analyse récemment publiée montrant que quelque 980.000 personnes dans les quatre départements du pays qui ont subi le choc du séisme de magnitude 7,2 sur l’échelle de Richter — Grand’Anse, Nippes, Sud e
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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),