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M 5.8 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 14 May 2018 18:14 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 14 May 2018 18:14 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 May 2018 18:34 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000e4vp (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 49 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Most read story: 'Not if but when' - Alpine Fault preparations continue for when the big one hits South Island When it does rupture, the earthquake is expected to be magnitude 8 or above, which is likely to affect almost all of the South Island badly.

Fri, 18 May 2018 04:18:00 +0200tvnz (en)

Project AF8 - the South Island-wide efforts towards preparing for a powerful earthquake along the Alpine Fault - has released a series of new videos as it marks two years of preparation. The project has now also completed its draft South Island Alpine Fault Earthquake Response (SAFER) framework,....

'Not if but when' - Alpine Fault preparations continue for when the big one hits South Island

Thu, 17 May 2018 05:55:00 +0200tvnz (en)

The project has now also completed its draft South Island Alpine Fault Earthquake Response (SAFER) framework, which puts into place procedures for when the enormous fault ruptures. According to AF8 steering group chair Angus McKay, carbon dating shows the Alpine Fault last ruptured around 1717, and....

Earthquake Near Morgan Hill Rattles South Bay

Thu, 17 May 2018 00:59:00 +0200patch (en)

MORGAN HILL, CA — A 3.2-magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday afternoon near Morgan Hill, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The quake was recorded at 2:32 p.m. about eight miles north of Morgan Hill, and two and a half miles below the earth's surface, according to the USGS.

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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.

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.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (74), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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