M 5.6 in United States on 18 Jul 2018 19:06 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 28.04 Km
Lat/Lon: 54.4006 , -160.7164
Event Date: 18 Jul 2018 19:06 UTC
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Jul 2018 20:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (USA)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 17 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Iran Hit By Earthquakes, 25 Injured
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 17:11:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake has hit western Iran, injuring at least 25 people, hours after two quakes struck Hormozgan Province in the south, Iranian media reported on July 22. "Up to now, we have had reports of 25 injured and fortunately no
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Magnitude 5.9 Quake Injures Nearly 130 in Western Iran
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 16:45:00 +0200.

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake hit western Iran on Sunday, injuring at least 128 people, hours after two quakes struck Hormozgan province in the south, state television reported. Houshang Bazvand, governor of the w
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Earthquake strikes parts of Kurdistan Region
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:39:00 +0200.

. SULAIMANI An 5.7 magnitude earthquake on Sunday (July 22) has struck some parts of Kurdistan, shaking the southeastern part of the region for 10 seconds. The United States Geological Survey reported that a 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurr
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Terremoto de magnitud 5,4 sacude Irán sin dejar víctimas
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:24:00 +0200.

Un sismo de magnitud 5,4 sacudió este domingo Irán , informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS por su sigla en inglés). Los medios locales no reportaron víctimas ni daños estructurales producto del terremoto. La agencia Tasnim
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),