M 5.5 in South Atlantic Ocean on 18 Apr 2018 13:07 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 1140672
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -0.3825 , -6.5579
Event Date: 18 Apr 2018 13:07 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Apr 2018 13:28 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000e23j Scaled population -8  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 65 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Quake measuring 3.7 on Richter scale felt in south GujaratSat, 21 Apr 2018 19:45:00 +0200.

. A mild tremor measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale was felt in parts of south Gujarat, including and Surat districts, though no damage was reported, officials said. The quake was recorded at around 4:56 pm, officials said. "An earthquake
Earthquake in Gujarat: 3.7 magnitude quake hits Narmada district; trem ... Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:33:00 +0200.

Earthquake in Gujarat: An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hit Gujarat’s Narmada district on Saturday evening, The tremors were reportedly felt at around 4:56 PM. in Gujarat: An earthquake measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale hi
Jovenel Moïse’s trip to LimaSat, 21 Apr 2018 07:53:00 +0200.

President Jovenel Moïse was in Lima Peru, last weekend to attend the 8th summit of the Americas, a regional gathering of leaders throughout the western hemisphere where he met with the Canadian Prime Minister and US Senator from Florida, Ma
6.5 quake hits east Japan: USGSSat, 21 Apr 2018 06:30:00 +0200.

A strong 6.5 magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said, but local authorities said there was no risk of a tsunami, reports. AFP The quake struck at 0018 GMT at a depth of 404 kilometres (251 miles),

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 (37), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),