M 5.1 in Albania on 11 Aug 2018 15:38 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 1153347
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 41.5999 , 20.1284
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 15:38 UTC
Exposed Population: 3310000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 15:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.2 (Albania)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Albania= 4.2; Serbia= 3.8; The Republic of North Macedonia= 3.7

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us1000g6wx Scaled population (vector) 6.55  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.89  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 29 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Cifra de muertos por sismo en Indonesia aumenta a 387Sun, 12 Aug 2018 18:51:00 +0200.

Yakarta.- Las autoridades indonesias elevaron hoy a 387 el número de muertos , a 13 mil 688 el de heridos y a 387 mil 067 el de desplazados por el terremoto de magnitud 6,9 que azotó el día 5 de agosto la isla de Lombok y las réplicas que l
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Terremoto de magnitud de 5,1 sacude Albania sin causar víctimasSun, 12 Aug 2018 02:12:00 +0200.

Tirana.- Un terremoto de magnitud de 5,1 grados en la escala Richter sacudió hoy el norte y centro de Albania , sin causar víctimas mortales ni importantes daños materiales. Leer también: Piden transparencia a Venezuela sobre supuesto atent
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Minor earthquake - Albania - August 11, 2018Sat, 11 Aug 2018 20:57:00 +0200.

Ulcinj - Das Rütteln dauerte ca 10 Sekunden. Gott sei dank keine Schäden vorhanden. Allen geht es gut. Kotor - Lasted a few minutes. No damage; Scutari - Strong shaking; Bijela - Ressenti sur un transat; Bijela - On était à la plage quand o
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Albania hit by magnitude 5.1 earthquake; buildings crackSat, 11 Aug 2018 20:44:00 +0200.

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings, authorities said. Albania's Institute of Geosciences, Energy, Water and Environment reported that the
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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), USGS (2), INFORM (2),