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M 5.3 in Samoa on 07 Dec 2017 23:10 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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
  • 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 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000c1w5 (neicid)

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Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:47:00 +0100   pidp (en)

No damage reported. By Teri Hunkin PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (Samoa News, Dec. 27, 2011) - Did you feel the quake on Christmas Day in American Samoa? According to several residents of the territory, there was a strong jolt on Sunday afternoon—Christmas Day— which was described as "sharp, but very....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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