M 5.9 in Southwest Indian Ridge on 29 Apr 2018 22:23 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: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -39.257 , 46.0994
Event Date: 29 Apr 2018 22:23 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 29 Apr 2018 22:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 22 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Police release bodycam of officers searching for Vegas shooterThu, 03 May 2018 19:19:00 +0200. James Lavine was driving down the road when he says he watched a military cargo plane crash on in front of him on Highway 21 outside Savannah, Ga. Another witness, Bryan Noakes, says he watched the plane "fall out of the sky." A military p
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4 Earthquake Injures 76 in Southwest IranThu, 03 May 2018 13:38:00 +0200. The 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the city of Sisakht at about 8.30 am local time on Wednesday injuring dozens of people. An earthquake injured at least 76 people and damaged buildings in the southwestern Iranian city of Sisakht on
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Earthquake injures at least 76 in southwest IranWed, 02 May 2018 18:59:00 +0200. An earthquake injured at least 76 people and damaged buildings in the southwestern Iranian city of Sisakht on Wednesday morning, state media reported. The 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck just after 8:30 a.m. local time (0408 GMT), the Natio
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Earthquake injures at least 76 in southwest IranWed, 02 May 2018 16:31:00 +0200. The 5.3 magnitude earthquake struck just after 8:30 a.m. local time. BEIRUT, May 2 (Reuters) - An earthquake injured at least 76 people and damaged buildings in the southwestern Iranian city of Sisakht on Wednesday morning, state media repo
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