M 5.5 in South Of Africa on 22 Aug 2018 20:26 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 1154653
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -52.7519 , 27.9519
Event Date: 22 Aug 2018 20:26 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Aug 2018 20:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000gfp8 Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 70 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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East Hawaii begins to mop up after LaneSun, 26 Aug 2018 12:46:00 +0200.

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Parts of Omani beach area to be evacuated next weekSun, 26 Aug 2018 09:21:00 +0200.

Muscat: A part of the Sawadi coastal area in Barka will be evacuated as the Sultanate participates in a simulated tsunami test in the Indian Ocean on September 4. Oman is set to participate in the Indian Ocean Wave 18 on September 4. The re
Tremors continue to strike South IranSun, 26 Aug 2018 04:58:00 +0200.

Muscat: A 5.5 magnitude earthquake was reported in in Southern Iran at 10:18 pm Oman time on Friday, reported the Earthquake Monitoring Committee of the SQU. The south of Iran was hit by three earthquakes of varying degrees on Thursday, bot

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