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M 5.6 in South Atlantic Ocean on 09 Aug 2018 16:53 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: 5.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 09 Aug 2018 16:53 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 09 Aug 2018 17:15 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000g5wh (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 164 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

South Carolina named one of the worst states to have a baby, study says

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:22:00 +0200wbtv (en)

(WIS) - South Carolina has been named one of the worst states to have a baby, according to a new study. With August being one of the most popular months for newborn arrival and Americans paying the highest birthing costs in the world, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on To determine the most ideal places in the U.

4.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Kilauea’s south flank

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 20:58:00 +0200HonululuAdvertiser (en)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported a 4.3 magnitude earthquake on the south flank of Kilauea at 6:51 a.m. today. There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii island. The earthquake comes after several days of low seismic activity at the Kilauea summit, as well as minimal eruptive activity from fissure 8 at the Lower East Rift Zone.

Bali, South Lombok safe to visit: Agency

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 05:31:00 +0200JakartaPost (en)

Bali and the southern parts of neighboring Lombok, which were struck by a deadly earthquake on Sunday evening, are safe to visit, says Lilik Kurniawan, the National Disaster Mitigation Agency's (BNPB) community empowerment director. "Over the coming weeks, people are still welcome to visit the two islands, but not the disaster areas.

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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 (76), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (1),

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