M 5.5 in Mexico on 11 Apr 2018 07:30 UTC

Event summary

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

GDACS ID EQ 1140006
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 41.43 Km
Lat/Lon: 15.7735 , -94.7596
Event Date: 11 Apr 2018 07:30 UTC
Exposed Population: 460000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Apr 2018 07:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (Mexico)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000dxxe Scaled population -8  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.92  
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Latest media headlines

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Andreas Schaefer, an engineering geophysicist at the Geophysical Institute at KIT, presented the team's findings showing that the equivalent of over 250 million USD (ca. 200 million €) is lost annually to beach economies around the world. B
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A recent boost in federal funding will move the ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system closer to completion. The omnibus spending package allocates $12.9 million for continued development and limited public rollout of the system. It als

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),