M 5.6 in Mozambique on 24 Jun 2017 02:37 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 24.44 Km
Lat/Lon: -19.4438 , 34.509
Event Date: 24 Jun 2017 02:37 UTC
Exposed Population: 1350000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jun 2017 21:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 6.6 (MOZ)
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Latest media headlines

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La Tierra arde: sequías, desertificación, hambre, migracionesTue, 27 Jun 2017 18:32:00 +0200. En todo el planeta se registran altas temperaturas históricas y es de esperar que el clima se torne cada vez más caliente, lo que implica más sequías, más inseguridad alimentaria, más hambre y más desplazamientos masivos de personas, señala

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),