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M 4.9 in North Of Ascension Island on 11 Aug 2018 02:45 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: 4.9M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 02:45 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 03:06 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000g6r9 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 218 | About casualties: 75 | Last hour: 0

Alaska's North Slope shaken by strongest recorded earthquake in region

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 23:55:00 +0200CBC (en)

Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said. At 6:58 a.m. Sunday, the magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck an area 67 kilometres east of Kavik River Camp and 551 kilometres northeast of Fairbanks, the state's second-biggest city.

Alaska's North Slope shaken by 2 largest recorded quakes

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:20:00 +0200startribune (en)

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake shook the ground at 6:58 a.m. Sunday about 343 miles (551 kilometers) northeast of Fairbanks. The epicenter was north of the Brook Range, the mountains that run west to east from northern Alaska to Yukon Territory. A magnitude 6.0 aftershock struck at 1:15 p.m.

Alaska's North Slope hit by magnitude 6.4 earthquake

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:16:00 +0200digitaljournal (en)

The earthquake struck at 6:58 a.m. Sunday at a depth of about 6.0 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). State seismologist Mike West tells the Anchorage Daily News, "This is a very significant event that will take us some time to understand.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (70), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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