M 5.5 in India on 24 Aug 2018 10:49 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.5721 , 91.7204
Event Date: 24 Aug 2018 10:49 UTC
Exposed Population: About 12000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Aug 2018 11:07 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (India)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 10 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is crue ...
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 07:01:00 +0200.

Editor's note: Described as one of the worst since 1924 by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, the rains in Kerala have left over 350 dead and rendered thousands of people homeless. According to the latest tally, 80,000 have been rescued so fa
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U.S. DELEGATION PROMISES CLOSE ATTENTION TO PACIFIC
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:44:00 +0200.

Climate change, transnational crime, tuna resources discussed. By Taina Kami Enoka APIA, Samoa (Samoa Observer, June 29, 2011) – The United States of America has shown its willingness to help Samoa anywhere it can. It follows two days of me
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Oman to hold tsunami simulation exercise in Sept
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 04:22:00 +0200.

Muscat: Oman will participate in the Indian Ocean Wave 18 on September 4, which is being organised by the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). The exercise, held every two years and attended by all countries bordering the India
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Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is crue ...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 08:52:00 +0200.

There is controversy over whether or not India should accept foreign aid during a disaster. There is even confusion about what the official policy is and if it is an important enough issue to be examined, so let’s have a look at it. The Ker
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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 (4), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),