M 5.2 in North Of Ascension Island on 14 May 2017 22:11 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -2.4146 , -12.5033
Event Date: 14 May 2017 22:11 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 May 2017 22:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 200 | About casualties: 34 | Last hour: 0

FNO accuses JO of playing dubiousThu, 18 May 2017 21:59:00 +0200. May 18, 2017, 11:20 pm By Maheesha Mudugamuwa The Federation of National Organisations (FNO) yesterday accused the opposition which they said was ‘officially and ‘unofficially’ acting in a dubious template for the projects to be launched by
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Ученые научатся по небу определять грядущее цунамиThu, 18 May 2017 21:43:00 +0200. Ученые из Италии и США стремятся улучшить обнаружение цунами. Они разработали новый подход к наблюдению в режиме реального времени. Группа ученых из Университета Сапиенца в Риме и Лаборатории реактивного движения НАСА в Калифорнии разработа
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Tansi: in aumento i Comuni con piani di emergenzaThu, 18 May 2017 20:02:00 +0200. Netta impennata dei Comuni calabresi dotati di Piano di Emergenza Comunale (PEC), grazie alla forte azione di sensibilizzazione e stimolo svolta dall’U.O.A. di Protezione Civile della Regione Calabria verso tutti i Comuni volta a favorire l
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Decades after catastrophic 1980 eruption, Mount St. Helens is 'recharging'Thu, 18 May 2017 19:43:00 +0200. Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980, after two months of increasing volcanic activity. Since its most recent eruption in 2008, there has been a swarm of earthquakes, which are thought to be a result of the magmatic system's "recharging
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),