M 5.4 in Bosnia & Herzegovina on 26 Nov 2019 09:19 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1195097
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Glide number: EQ-2019-000158-BIH
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 43.2415 , 17.9617
Event Date: 26 Nov 2019 09:19 UTC
26 Nov 2019 10:19 Local
Exposed Population: About 27000 people in MMI VII
1500000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Nov 2019 09:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.5 (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Bosnia & Herzegovina= 4.5; Croatia= 3.1


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GDACS score
NEIC 1 1
us70006d4h Scaled population (raster) 3.3  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.93  
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Bosnia and Herzegovina - Earthquake (ECHO 27 Nov 2019)Wed, 27 Nov 2019 11:00

  • An earthquake of 5.4 M, at a depth of 10 km, struck Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, south-eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina) on 26 November at 9.19 UTC. The epicentre was approximately 16 km south-east of Mostar.
  • Up to 17,000 people were exposed to very strong shaking, and up to 110,000 to strong shaking.
  • As of 26 November, media report 2 people injured and damage to some buildings. 
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),