M 6.3 in East Of South Sandwich Islands on 05 Nov 2019 20:52 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 1192512
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -57.9632 , -9.2681
Event Date: 05 Nov 2019 20:52 UTC
05 Nov 2019 19:52 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Nov 2019 23:13 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us700063mh Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 177 | About casualties: 99 | Last hour: 0

Number of people injured in Iran’s quake rises to 520Sat, 09 Nov 2019 16:35:00 +0100.

The number of injured people from a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Iran on Friday jumped to 520 from more than 300, according to the country’s state TV. Saturday's report said the updated figure followed the end of rescue operations in more t
Azerbaijan condoles Iran on quake-hit victimsSat, 09 Nov 2019 15:16:00 +0100.

TEHRAN, Nov. 09 (MNA) – In a message on Saturday, Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry expressed condolence to the Iranian nation on deaths caused by the strong quake in northwestern Iran. We are deeply sorry because of the received earthquake ne
Five people die, about 500 injured in northwest Iran earthquakeSat, 09 Nov 2019 11:48:00 +0100.

At least five people have died and 500 others been injured after a 5.9-magnitude earthquake struck the northwestern Iran province of East Azarbaijan on Friday, November 9, 2019. IRNA/Kazem Yousefi **6125**1416.
Five killed and hundreds injured in Iran earthquake At least five peop ... Sat, 09 Nov 2019 11:09:00 +0100.

At least five people have been killed and hundreds more injured in an earthquake in north-western Iran, BBC reported. The 5.9-magnitude tremor struck in the early hours of Friday in East Azerbaijan province, Iran's Seismological Center said

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: JRC (81), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),