M 5.3 in Samoa on 07 Dec 2017 23:10 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.2603 , -173.4744
Event Date: 07 Dec 2017 23:10 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Dec 2017 23:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (WSM)
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Latest media headlines

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Tag der Erde: Der Anfang vom Ende der NaturThu, 07 Dec 2017 12:37:00 +0100. 1/9 MAILAND, ITALIEN – "Wären unsere Gebäude grün statt aus Stahl und Glas, wie anders sähe unsere Welt wohl in der Zukunft aus? Am Bosco Verticale, diesem bewaldeten Hochhaus, liebe ich, dass jeder Passant überrascht ist und sich eine alte

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 (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),