M 5.7 in Southern East Pacific Rise on 29 Dec 2017 21:20 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -53.1102 , -117.3429
Event Date: 29 Dec 2017 21:20 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Dec 2017 21:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 20 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Bridge crash created tsunami of oranges
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 09:04:00 +0100.

Re: “Vic West bridge too low for transport truck,” Dec. 28. About 45 years ago, I was driving behind a transport truck that slammed into the Vic West bridge. It was carrying oranges. I was hit with a tsunami of oranges coming down the stre
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Stèle déplacée à Behren : c’est clochemerle
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 08:49:00 +0100.

Il y a quelques semaines, deux plaques commémoratives ont été déplacées de l’ancienne mairie, au village, vers le carré musulman du cimetière. Elles rendent hommage aux victimes au tremblement de terre dans la région de Boumerdès, en Algéri
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Book on threats faced by Andaman and Nicobar’s indigenous tribes, fore ...
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 07:23:00 +0100.

By Rhea Sovani. ‘Islands in Flux: The Andaman and Nicobar Story’ by Pune/Hyderabad-based environmental activist Pankaj Sekhsaria documents the myriad threats to indigenous tribes and forest resources in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The
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Artificial Intelligence will be used to predict killer EARTHQUAKES
Sat, 30 Dec 2017 02:16:00 +0100.

GETTY PREDICT: AI will soon be used to predict killer earthquakes An AI-based warning system is set to be revealed at the Future Tech exhibition that is currently being held in Taipei. The system basically drastically improves how earthquak
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),