jueves, 26 de julio de 2018

Green alert: earthquake M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 7/26/2018 12:56:52 PM

M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 26 Jul 2018 12:56 UTC


GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: M5.4
  • Depth: 69.88 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 26 Jul 2018 12:56
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event

Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Is.. The distance to the nearest coast is 166km.

The distance to the nearest coast is

The earthquake occurred more than 100km from land and is unlikely to affect vulnerable infrastructure directly.

No population is directly affected by the earthquake.



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