M 5.6 in Panama on 18 Aug 2018 19:39 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 1154203
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 8.831 , -77.2936
Event Date: 18 Aug 2018 19:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 190000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Aug 2018 20:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4 (Colombia)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Colombia= 4; Panama= 4


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000gcek Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.87  
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Latest media headlines

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6.0 earthquake shakes southern Costa Rica near PanamaMon, 20 Aug 2018 10:29:00 +0200.

Friday Read more: The Miami Herald A strong earthquake shook southern Costa Rica near the border with Panama on Friday evening, toppling items from store shelves and knocking out power in places, but there were no immediate reports of injur
Sismo sentido en Panamá tuvo su origen en Golfito, Costa Rica ++Sun, 19 Aug 2018 00:33:00 +0200.

Entornointeligente.com / El sismo que se sintió este viernes 17 de agosto a las 6:22 p.m. tuvo su origen a 18.9 kilómetros al norte de la localidad de Golfito, Costa Rica, y a 55.1 kilómetros al oeste de Volcán, en Panamá. + info Sismo de 5
Magnitude 6.0 quake rattles southern Costa RicaSat, 18 Aug 2018 21:34:00 +0200.

The U.S.G.S. said a magnitude 6.0 earthquake rattled the region; The quake struct southern Costa Rica, close to the border with Panama; There were no immediate reports of damages in either of the countries. GOLFITO, Costa Rica - The U.S. Ge

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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),