M 6.5 in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on 08 Dec 2017 00:22 UTC

Event 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: 13.71 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.1223 , 140.2084
Event Date: 08 Dec 2017 00:22 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2017 02:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Sismo de magnitude 6,5 sacode Micronésia, no Pacífico
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:51:00 +0100.

Um sismo de magnitude 6,5 foi registado hoje nos Estados Federados da Micronésia, no Pacífico, sem que tenha sido emitido alerta de tsunami ou reportada a ocorrência de vítimas ou de danos materiais. O forte terramoto teve o hipocentro a se
Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes Micronesia in Pacific ocean, no tsuna ...
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:48:00 +0100.

The quake, initially measured with a magnitude of 6.8 by the Alaska Tsunami Warning Center but later scaled down. (AP Photo) A strong earthquake with a magnitude of 6.6 struck east-northeast of Yap in Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean on Fri
Cyclone Ockhi’s gone but not the fear as boats wait in huddle
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:48:00 +0100.

Cyclone Ockhi first arrived on their boats over the radio transmitters, through the panic-stricken voices of other fishermen. “Kopam, kadalode kopam… kaattru… bayangarmaana kaattru (Anger, sea’s anger… winds… terrible winds),” says Yonas Ar
مركز تحذير من أمواج المد: زلزال شدته 6.6 درجة يضرب ميكرونيزيا
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:42:00 +0100.

ذكر مركز التحذير من أمواج المد العاتية (تسونامي) في المحيط الهادي أن زلزالا قويا بلغت شدته 6.6 درجة وقع إلى الشرق والشمال الشرقي من جزيرة ياب في ميكرونيزيا بالمحيط الهادي اليوم الجمعة لكن لا يوجد تهديد بحدوث أمواج مد. وقال المركز ومقره هاوا

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (3), NOAA (2),