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M 6.3 in Balleny Islands Region on 08 Oct 2017 20:48 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 20:48 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 21:05 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

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References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000b2v1 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 472 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

6.3-magnitude quake hits Balleny Islands region -- USGS
Sun, 08 Oct 2017 23:59:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale jolted Balleny Islands region at 20:48:58 GMT on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 10.0 km, was initially determined to be at 61.7431 degrees south latitude and 154.5526 degrees east longitude.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

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