M 5.5 in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 14 Apr 2017 05:29 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -12.392 , -14.8141
Event Date: 14 Apr 2017 05:29 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Apr 2017 05:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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