M 5.5 in United States on 23 Jul 2018 06:53 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: 0.63 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.4101667 , -155.2845
Event Date: 23 Jul 2018 06:53 UTC
Exposed Population: 180000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Jul 2018 07:37 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (USA)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 30 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

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Fri, 27 Jul 2018 05:46:00 +0200.

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No charge for Airbnb as victims of Greek wildfires seek shelter
Fri, 27 Jul 2018 01:32:00 +0200.

Experts say disasters from floods to fires will leave millions homeless, with the private sector under pressure to step in. By Adela Suliman. LONDON, July 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Victims of wildfires that engulfed a seaside town i
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Turks, Greeks hold vigils for victims of Greece wildfire
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 23:17:00 +0200.

Condolences pour in for the victims of wildfires in Turkey's neighbor Greece. A group of Turks and Greeks came together for a vigil late Wednesday in memory of 82 people that died in fires on the east and west coasts of Greece's Attica regi
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Thu, 26 Jul 2018 21:05:00 +0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),