M 5.8 in Southwest Of Africa on 14 Mar 2016 23:25 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -52.64 , 18.8566
Event Date: 14 Mar 2016 23:25 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Mar 2016 23:45 UTC

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