M 5.9 in Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge on 27 Feb 2016 21:29 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -51.782 , 139.5587
Event Date: 27 Feb 2016 21:29 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Feb 2016 21:51 UTC
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 479 | About casualties: 21 | Last hour: 0

Sumatras Bewohner flüchten aus Angst vor TsunamiWed, 02 Mar 2016 21:15:00 +0100. Die Westküste der indonesischen Insel Sumatra ist von einem Erdbeben der Stärke 7,8 erschüttert worden. Nach Angaben der US-Erdbebenwarte lag das Epizentrum des Bebens zehn Kilometer unter dem Meeresgrund und rund 662 Kilometer vom Land ent
Registrado un terremoto de magnitud 7,9 al suroeste de IndonesiaWed, 02 Mar 2016 21:12:00 +0100. Europa Press | Madrid | Actualizado el 02/03/2016 a las 18:55 horas. Varias personas han muerto como consecuencia del terremoto de magnitud 7,9 en la escala abierta de Richter registrado al suroeste de la isla indonesia de Sumatra , según h
Indonésia retira alerta de tsunami, após forte terremotoWed, 02 Mar 2016 21:09:00 +0100. A Indonésia retirou um alerta de tsunami emitido nesta quarta-feira(02), após um poderoso terremoto gerar cautela entre os moradores da ilha de Sumatra. O Serviço Geológico dos EUA informou que o tremor teve magnitude 7,8, com seu epicentro

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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 (40), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),