M 5.5 in Tristan Da Cunha Region on 06 Oct 2017 17:41 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -35.3171 , -15.5503
Event Date: 06 Oct 2017 17:41 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Oct 2017 14:39 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

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Japanese Court Orders Millions in Payments After Fukushima Nuclear DisasterTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:31:00 +0200. A Japanese court has ordered millions of dollars in payments to thousands of residents living near the Fukushima nuclear plant after they lost their homes and livelihoods during the 2011 radiation crisis caused by a tsunami. The court order
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Sismo de 6.3 grados sacude el norte de Chile sin causar dañosTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:22:00 +0200. Hasta el momento se han producido varias réplicas, la más fuerte de 4.6 grados, según medios locales chilenos. (ARCHIVO) Un terremoto de 6.3 grados de magnitud en la escala Richter sacudió hoy el norte de Chile, informó el servicio Geológi
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Ordenan a gobierno japonés pagar a afectados por FukushimaTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:22:00 +0200. Tokio, 10 oct (PL) La justicia japonesa ordenó hoy al gobierno y a la empresa Tepco, indemnizar a las personas afectadas por los problemas de la central nuclear de Fukushima Uno. Un informe oficial agrega que Tepco constituye la gestora ce
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Alarma y algunos daños tras sismo de 6,3 grados en el norte de ChileTue, 10 Oct 2017 17:14:00 +0200. Santiago de Chile .- El sismo de 6,3 grados que sacudió la madrugada de este martes tres regiones del norte de Chile ha causado la alarma en la población y algunos daños materiales en una importante carretera, han informado las autoridades.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),