M 5.5 in United States on 08 May 2018 08:14 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 56.3593 , -148.4582
Event Date: 08 May 2018 08:14 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 May 2018 08:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (USA)

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Latest media headlines

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China marks 10th anniversary of devastating earthquakeSat, 12 May 2018 07:21:00 +0200. China marked the 10th anniversary Saturday of a massive earthquake that killed tens of thousands in southwest Sichuan province and left scars on the nation that have yet to fully heal. More than 87,000 were left dead or missing when a 7.9-m
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NADMO Admonished To Establish Exercising Sche...Sat, 12 May 2018 06:55:00 +0200. A four-day simulation exercise to test the country's level of readiness to tackle earth-quake has ended in Accra with a call on the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) to establish an exercising schedule to improve their opera
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Falsa alerta de tsunami causa pánico en AlaskaFri, 11 May 2018 22:54:00 +0200. Estados Unidos.- Habitantes de la zona costera de Alaska entraron en pánico el viernes al recibir por radio y televisión un aviso de que toda la costa occidental de Estados Unidos estaba bajo riesgo de ser golpeada por un tsunami , hasta qu
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California VOLCANO eruption ‘inevitable’ at SEVEN 'high threat' sites: 'It ... Fri, 11 May 2018 22:33:00 +0200. Terrifying scenes from Hawaii, where the Kilauea volcano has flattened dozens of homes and forced thousands to evacuate, have highlighted the destructive forces of eruptions. Across the world around 1,500 volcanoes are considered potentiall
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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), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),