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Seismicity Intensifying in SGSSI

Posted by feww on May 11, 2017

SGSSI- EO512

M 6.5 strikes Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI)

This earthquake did not generate a destructive tsunami.

Earthquake Details:

Magnitude: 6.5mww
Location: 56.408°S, 25.764°W  [94km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands]
Depth: 10.0 km
2017-05-10 23:23:36 (UTC)

ELM: USGS -16 Earthquakes on the Map. April 12 – May 11

Shocks Larger than M4.7

M5.4
93km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-11 01:16:58 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.6
95km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-11 01:09:42 (UTC)
10.0 km

M6.5
94km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-10 23:23:36 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.0
87km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-10 22:08:27 (UTC)
95.1 km

M4.9
207km NW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-08 09:01:19 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.8
Scotia Sea
2017-05-06 00:16:09 (UTC)
10.0 km

M5.3
80km NNE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-03 17:24:54 (UTC)
35.0 km

M5.0
98km SSW of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
2017-05-03 05:09:52 (UTC)
122.4 km

M5.1
210km WNW of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-04-27 13:35:20 (UTC)
32.9 km

M4.7
64km ESE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
2017-04-19 23:53:35 (UTC)
10.0 km

M4.9
165km ENE of Visokoi Island, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
2017-04-19 15:42:25 (UTC)
10.0 km

M4.9
East of the South Sandwich Islands
2017-04-17 14:33:01 (UTC)
10.0 km

M4.7
60km SE of Bristol Island, South Sandwich Islands
2017-04-14 02:32:41 (UTC)
70.5 km

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Global Disasters/ Significant Events – May 13, 2015

Posted by feww on May 13, 2015

Internal Displacement in Iraq Passes 2.8 Million: IOM

Iraq conflict has escalated in several locations forcing 180,000 more people to flee their home.

More than 180,000 people have fled their homes in Iraq since April 10, following the outbreak of the Ramadi crisis, and Recent clashes between the the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and armed groups in Karmah district, said IOM.

Following the outbreak of the Ramadi crisis, which occurred around 10 April, DTM tracked 133,104 individuals displaced to 15 of Iraq’s 18 governorates. The governorates receiving the greatest number of displaced people as a result of the Ramadi crisis are Baghdad (83,172), Anbar (24,552), Babylon (7,392) and Sulaymaniyah (6,504). An estimated 65 per cent of the total population tracked as “in transit” has been recorded in this DTM report.

Recent clashes between the ISF and armed groups also triggered displacements from Karmah district in Anbar. As of 8 May, 47,256 individuals were displaced; 94 per cent to Fallujah district and 6 per cent to Abu Ghraib district in Baghdad.

Meantime, clashes between Islamic State and government forces have intensified around Baiji oil refinery, in Salah al Din, UN reported.

Dedaly Earthquakes in Nepal

The second powerful earthquake to hit Nepal in less than three weeks has killed at least 83 people, including 17 in India and one in Chinese Tibet, and injured about 2,000. Thousands of people are staying outdoors as dozens of aftershocks rocked the country overnight.

Meantime, the UN issued the following casualty stats in connection with the April 25 earthquake.

The home ministry said 382 people were reported as missing.

It’s unclear whether the latest casualties from the 7.3-magnitude quake that struck the country yesterday (May 12) are included in the total.

UN Nepal EQ-s

 

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