M 5.7 in South Sandwich Islands Region on 02 Oct 2022 13:05 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 1340258
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -57.7667 , -25.4042
Event Date: 02 Oct 2022 13:05 UTC
02 Oct 2022 11:05 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 02 Oct 2022 13:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000iq75 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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: EC-JRC (50), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),