M 4.9 in North Of Ascension Island on 13 Jan 2018 05:31 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.0796 , -17.7045
Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 05:31 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 06:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 989 | About casualties: 82 | Last hour: 0

Civil Defence 'confident' in emergency mobile alert system safeguards
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:51:00 +0100.

The Ministry for Civil Defence and Emergency Management (MCDEM) is "confident" no false alerts will be sent by its new emergency mobile alert system. On Sunday a wave of panic was sparked in Hawaii after the wrong button was pushed on the U
Terremoto, scossa di magnitudo 4.4 in Grecia -
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 23:49:00 +0100.

su Atene - paura tra la popolazione - 15 gennaio 2018 : intensa scossa di terremoto nel cuore della Grecia . Epicentro su Atene . Tanta paura tra la popolazione . Una scossa di terremoto relativamente intensa è stata registrata oggi 15 genn
Hawaii missile-alert error reveals uncertainty about how to react
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:37:00 +0100.

When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn't know what to do. They went to their guest bedroom, then decided it would be safer on the ground floor of their Honolulu home.
Sismo de 6,8 grados en Perú: Marina descartó tsunami tras temblor
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:22:00 +0100.

. Sismo de 6,7 grados en Perú. Marina de Guerra descarta en Facebook la posibilidad de un tsunami. (Foto: Agencia Andina) Sismo de 6,1 grados de magnitud no causó daños materiales ni víctimas.

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