M 5.4 in Ecuador on 21 Apr 2017 16:58 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 41.06 km
Lat/Lon: 0.8115 , -85.3057
Event Date: 21 Apr 2017 16:58 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Apr 2017 17:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (ECU)

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Latest media headlines

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Japanese Minister to Resign After Remark on 2011 Quake, Report SaysTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:48:00 +0200. Japan’s Reconstruction Minister Masahiro Imamura plans to step down after apologizing for remarks he made about the country’s devastating 2011 earthquake and tsunami, national broadcaster NHK reported late Tuesday. Imamura, who oversees pos
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Director de Sismología: Uno podría esperar en cualquier lugar un terremoto ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:44:00 +0200. Los Alberto González directores de la Oficina Nacional de Emergencias (Onemi), Ricardo Toro, y del Centro Sismológico Nacional, Sergio Barrientos , hicieron un positivo balance tras el terremoto 6,9 registrado en Valparaíso. Tras una reunió
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El gato siberiano que Putin regaló a un gobernador japonés se convierte en ... Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:44:00 +0200. Una delegación de parlamentarios rusos que visitaron el país nipón dijeron que el felino, que protagoniza numerosos vídeos y fotografías en Internet, había incluso "adquirido rasgos japoneses". El gato llamado Mir , que fue regalado por Vl
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Evacuada el área costera de Chile tras un fuerte terremotoTue, 25 Apr 2017 16:35:00 +0200. Un fuerte sismo de magnitud 6,9 en la escala abierta de Richter afectó hoy la zona central de Chile sin que se informara de víctimas pero sí de daños materiales, y motivó que se ordenara una evacuación preventiva del borde costero de las re
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),