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M 5.5 in Argentina on 12 Oct 2017 18:59 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: 5.5M
  • Depth: 156.87 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 18:59 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 110000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 19:17 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.7 (ARG)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000aqwn (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 165 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Un terremoto de magnitud 5,5 grados sacude Argentina
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 02:25:00 +0200   laprensa-HN (es)

Buenos Aires, Argentina. Un terremoto de magnitud 5,5 en la escala de Richter se sintió hoy en las provincias argentinas de Córdoba y La Rioja , en el centro-norte del país, pero no ocasionó ni víctimas ni ningún daño material, confirmaron a Efe fuentes del Instituto Nacional de Prevención Sísmica.

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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

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (63), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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