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M 6.5 in Costa Rica on 13 Nov 2017 02:28 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: 6.5M
  • Depth: 19.79 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Nov 2017 02:28 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 3410000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Nov 2017 02:46 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.7 (CRI)

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.1m in Rios, Costa Rica. This height is estimated for 13-Nov-2017 03:40:16.

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017wfnw (geofonid) pt17317000 (ptwcid) at00ozc47b (ntwc    id) us2000bmhe (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 624 | About casualties: 58 | Last hour: 0

Comentarios sobre Dos terremotos de magnitud 5,5 y 5,4 grados sacuden la costa oriental de Corea del Sur
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:15:00 +0100   20minutos (es)

Un terremoto de magnitud 5,5 en la escala abierta de Richter afectó este miércoles a la costa oriental de Corea del Sur, al que siguió minutos después otro de 5,4 , según informó la Administración Meteorológica de Corea (KMA). El primer temblor tuvo lugar a las 14.29 hora local (5.

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12:16 More Than 1,000 Aftershocks Due to Strong Earthquake in Costa Rica
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 18:43:00 +0100   plenglish (en)

San Jose, Nov 15 (Prensa Latina) The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Costa Rica (Ovsicori) registered today more than 1,000 aftershocks, less than 72 hours after the earthquake of 6.5 on the Richter scale that shook this nation, without serious human or material damage.

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Dos terremotos sacuden costa oriental Corea del Sur
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:07:00 +0100   dominicanoshoy (es)

Seúl.- Un terremoto de 5,5 grados en la escala abierta de Richter afectó este miércoles la costa oriental de Corea del Sur, al que siguió minutos después otro de 5,4, informó la Administración Meteorológica de Corea (KMA). El primer temblor tuvo lugar a las 14.29 hora local (5.

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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 (2), JRC (127), (3), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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