M 5.8 in Venezuela on 22 Aug 2018 13:27 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 97.51 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.5844 , -62.9204
Event Date: 22 Aug 2018 13:27 UTC
Exposed Population: 1110000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Aug 2018 13:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.3 (Venezuela)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 389 | About casualties: 39 | Last hour: 0

Venezuela’s crisis our concern
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:29:00 +0200.

Venezuela’s crisis is our concern. As the world press reports more on the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela our government is busy forging even stronger links with our neighbour. We seem so intertwined that even the earthquake, which had its
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Un terremoto deja dos muertos y más de 240 heridos en Irán
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 09:42:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,0 , registrado este domingo en el oeste de Irán , cerca de la frontera con Irak, dejó al menos dos muertos y 241 heridos , según un balance provisional de la agencia de prensa Irna. El terremoto se produjo a 26 ki
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Get serious about building codes The earthquake and aftershocks that T ...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 06:42:00 +0200.

Get serious about building codes. The earthquake and aftershocks that Trinidad and Tobago (TT) experienced last week are a clear signal and vigorous reminder that the creation of building codes that address the earthquake experiences of the
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Efemérides: Ocurrió un día como hoy 25 de agosto
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 15:19:00 +0200.

En el Perú: 1795.- Nace en La Libertad, el Gran Mariscal Don Luis José de Orbegoso. 1838.- Asume la presidencia del Perú el General Agustín Gamarra. 1838.- El diario oficial adopta el nombre "El Peruano". 1902.- Nace en Arequipa, Luis "Luch
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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 (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),