M 5.6 in South Atlantic Ocean on 09 Aug 2018 16:53 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.3863 , 2.5037
Event Date: 09 Aug 2018 16:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Aug 2018 17:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 164 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Dix-huit blessés dans un séisme de magnitude 5,0 dans le sud-ouest de ...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:44:00 +0200.

KUNMING, 13 août (Xinhua) -- Dix-huit personnes ont été blessées lundi matin dans un séisme de magnitude 5,0 ayant secoué la province chinoise du Yunnan (sud-ouest), ont annoncé les autorités locales. Le tremblement de terre a affecté plus
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LEAD Dix-huit blessés dans un séisme de magnitude 5,0 dans le sud-oues ...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:42:00 +0200.

Dix-huit personnes ont été blessées lundi matin dans un séisme de magnitude 5,0 ayant secoué la province chinoise du Yunnan (sud-ouest), ont annoncé les autorités locales. Le tremblement de terre a affecté plus de 48.000 habitants et endomm
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South Carolina named one of the worst states to have a baby, study say ...
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:22:00 +0200.

(WIS) - South Carolina has been named one of the worst states to have a baby, according to a new study. With August being one of the most popular months for newborn arrival and Americans paying the highest birthing costs in the world, the p
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Efemérides: Ocurrió un día como hoy 13 de agosto
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:12:00 +0200.

En el Perú: 1755.- Nace en Arica (entonces provincia peruana), Hipólito Unanue y Pavón, médico, naturalista, meteorólogo, político, precursor peruano de la Independencia, brazo derecho del Libertador San Martín, reformador de la medicina pe
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),