M 5.9 in Mexico on 19 Feb 2018 06:57 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 40.17 km
Lat/Lon: 16.4993 , -97.579
Event Date: 19 Feb 2018 06:57 UTC
Exposed Population: 1070000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Feb 2018 07:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (MEX)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 368 | About casualties: 17 | Last hour: 0

Arco exhibe su «ridículo»Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:20:00 +0100. Todos han hecho el ridículo en Arco. Y yo, la primera. La veterana galerista alemana residente en España Helga de Alvear entonó el mea culpa tras el maremoto desencadenado por la retirada de Arco de la obra Presos políticos en la España con
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Rosario en Multinoticias (22 de Febrero del 2018)Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:13:00 +0100. Declaraciones de Compañera Rosario, Vicepresidenta de Nicaragua, en Edición del Mediodía de Multinoticias Canal 4. 22 de Febrero del 2018. Buenas tardes, Compañera; buenas tardes, queridas Familias de nuestra Nicaragua, Bendita, Unida, Siem
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People react after an earthquake shook buildings of the Tlalpan housing pro ... Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:12:00 +0100. Source: Reuters - Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:57 AM. People react after an earthquake shook buildings of the Tlalpan housing project, five months after the September 19 earthquake, in the Educacion neighborhood in Mexico City, Mexico February 16,
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People eat in a makeshift shelter for families affected by an earthquake in ... Fri, 23 Feb 2018 05:12:00 +0100. Source: Reuters - Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:57 AM. People eat in a makeshift shelter for families affected by an earthquake in the Tlalpan housing project, five months after the September 19 earthquake, in the Educacion neighborhood in Mexico Ci
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),