M 5.6 in Northern Mariana Islands on 20 Jul 2018 23:56 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 1150961
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 125.75 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.4709 , 145.9983
Event Date: 20 Jul 2018 23:56 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Jul 2018 00:16 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Northern Mariana Is.)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000gaa3 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 18 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Lava flow from fissure 8 may go on for months or yearsTue, 24 Jul 2018 12:27:00 +0200.

The authors said the sustained flow of magma from the summit so far leads them to believe it will be some time before the eruption ends. The range of duration is broad and remains unpredictable, scientists said Monday afternoon during a pho
Le monde est petit - La terre va-t-elle trembler en Israël ? - 24/07/2 ... Tue, 24 Jul 2018 09:08:00 +0200.

LE MONDE EST PETIT. Daniele KRIEGEL, correspondante RTBF à Jérusalem. Depuis début juillet, de petits tremblements de terre touchent le nord d’Israël. Les spécialistes redoutent un séisme de plus grande ampleur dans les 10 prochaines années
Detectan partículas radioactivas del accidente nuclear de Fuckushima e ... Mon, 23 Jul 2018 13:22:00 +0200.

Las autoridades sanitarias mantienen que el hallazgo no supone ningún riesgo para la vida de las personas y que el vino está en perfecto estado. El eco del terremoto y posterior tsunami que sacudió la costa oriental de Japón en 2011 acaba
Myanmar: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot ( ... Mon, 23 Jul 2018 12:34:00 +0200.

MYANMAR. Armed clashes and insecurity in Shan State have displaced more than 2,800 people since 9 July in Namtu, Mongkaing, and Namhkan townships. Fighting has been reported between the Myanmar Army and the Restoration Council of Shan State

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),