M 4.5 in El Salvador on 13 May 2017 22:57 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 1112920
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.9381 , -90.0987
Event Date: 13 May 2017 22:57 UTC
Exposed Population: 520000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 May 2017 23:24 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.5 (Guatemala)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Guatemala= 5.5; El Salvador= 4.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us10008s95 Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 182 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

C-LM muestra su preocupación tras un terremoto a 38 kilómetros de los ... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:38:00 +0200.

TOLEDO, 17 May. (EUROPA PRESS) - El Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha ha mostrado este miércoles su preocupación tras el terremoto de 2,3 grados Richter registrado por el Instituto Geográfico Nacional en la localidad conquense de Hontanaya, a
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Counsel argues proposed legislation racistWed, 17 May 2017 22:11:00 +0200.

To allow displaced of NE to vote May 17, 2017, 10:33 pm By Chitra Weerarathne The proposed Bill to Register Internally Displaced persons of the North and East to entitle them to vote was a racist piece of legislation. That referred only to
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Katastrophenszenario im grenznahen Atomkraftwerk Cattenom 24 Stunden, ... Wed, 17 May 2017 22:11:00 +0200.

Rund 100 Männer und Frauen aus ganz Frankreich proben diese Woche im lothringischen Kernkraftwerk Cattenom für den Ernstfall. Sie gehören der schnellen nuklearen Eingreiftruppe "Farn" an. Diese war nach der Katastrophe von Fukushima vom fra
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Scienza e Tecnologia Pianeta X in rotta di collisione con la Terra: un ... Wed, 17 May 2017 21:19:00 +0200.

ROMA – Un non meglio identificato pianeta X è in rotta di collisione con la Terra e arriverà ad agosto, causando terribili terremoto fino al grado 9.8 della scala Richter, ovviamente corredati da altrettanto giganteschi tsunami. Un’ apocali
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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 (33), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),