M 5.4 in West Of Macquarie Island on 11 Aug 2018 12:15 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 1153327
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -55.1169 , 146.533
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 12:15 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 12:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6w0 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 187 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Massive local disasterWed, 15 Aug 2018 10:12:00 +0200.

Posted: Wed, August 15, 2018 | 03:03 pm. Seto Wardhana. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Lombok island, West Nusa Tenggara, on July 29 and since then, nearly 600 aftershocks have taken place. The biggest among them so far was a 7.0-magnitude
Italie : plus de trente morts dans l’effondrement du viaduc de Gènes L ... Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:47:00 +0200.

Les sauveteurs ont lutté toute la nuit du mardi 14 au mercredi 15 août pour tenter de trouver des survivants sous les débris du viaduc autoroutier qui s’est effondré à Gênes, dans le nord de l’Italie, tuant des dizaines de personnes. L'effo
Lombok to rebuild after powerful earthquakeWed, 15 Aug 2018 07:54:00 +0200.

PREMIUM The government and civil society groups have began mulling plans to rebuild Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, which was devastated by a powerful earthquake earlier this month, to extend feelings of hope to survivors. The death toll from t
Indonesia: Indonesia - Earthquake UPDATE (GDACS, National Authorities, ... Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:27:00 +0200.

According to the National Disaster Management Authority (BNPB), as of 13 August, the death toll following the earthquake of magnitude 6.9 M that hit the island of Lombok (West Nusa Tenggara province, Indonesia) had reached 392 people, with

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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),