M 6.5 in East Of South Sandwich Islands on 29 Sep 2022 03:03 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 1339738
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 11 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.8461 , -20.027
Event Date: 29 Sep 2022 03:03 UTC
29 Sep 2022 02:03 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 29 Sep 2022 20:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us6000ip57 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      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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 (91), NEIC (6), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (3), INFORM (2), NOAA (1),