M 4.5 in Iceland on 15 May 2018 08:32 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 1143140
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 60.5703 , -28.8455
Event Date: 15 May 2018 08:32 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 May 2018 09:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Iceland)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000e5bk Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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 (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),