M 5.5 Off-shore on 12 Aug 2019 22:40 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 1186459
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -29.1073 , 96.8474
Event Date: 12 Aug 2019 22:40 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Aug 2019 22:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us600054ar Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  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: 264 | About casualties: 18 | Last hour: 0

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4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in KansasFri, 16 Aug 2019 22:35:00 +0200.

The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m., with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Hutchinson. The U.S. Geological Survey received reports that it was felt in Topeka; Ponca City, Oklahoma; and even Kansas Ci
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4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in KansasFri, 16 Aug 2019 22:29:00 +0200.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas on Friday morning near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m., with an epicenter
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The Latest: 4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in KansasFri, 16 Aug 2019 22:26:00 +0200.

A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows. The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m. Friday, with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) fro
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),