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M 5.1 in Ecuador on 09 Jan 2018 00:05 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: 5.1M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 09 Jan 2018 00:05 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 09 Jan 2018 01:00 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000c2ax (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 144 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

EL DIARIO (Portoviejo) Fuerte terremoto sacude Honduras, descartan alerta de tsunami en Ecuador
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:52:00 +0100   ecuadorinmediato (es)

Sismo fue de 7.8 grados Un fuerte terremoto de magnitud 7,8 en la escala de Richter afectó la zona del Mar Caribe entre Honduras y Cuba. Ocurrió a las 20h50 (hora local) y se generó una una alerta por tsunami en diversos sectores del Caribe. Tras el sismo, las olas podrían afectar Puerto Rico e las....

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Ecuador: Ecuador: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - January 8, 2018
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:28:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

SITUATION Although an upper middle-income country, Ecuador remains prone to natural disasters, including floods, earthquakes, droughts and volcanic eruptions. Extreme weather changes exacerbate these disasters and adversely impact food security and water availability.

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Simulacro de tsunami el 31 de enero en cinco provincias de Ecuador
Tue, 09 Jan 2018 07:11:00 +0100   eluniverso (es)

Para el 31 de enero se tiene previsto un simulacro de evacuación por tsunami en cinco provincias del país. Estas son: Esmeraldas, Manabí, Santa Elena (con sus tres cantones) Guayas (Playas) y Galápagos. Esta iniciativa es liderada por la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgo (SGR) “con la finalidad de....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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