M 5.8 in Southwest Indian Ridge on 18 Sep 2018 07:27 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: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -37.8039 , 49.7691
Event Date: 18 Sep 2018 07:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Sep 2018 07:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Mexico remembers 2017 quakes, issues stamp for rescue dogs
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 08:01:00 +0200.

Victims’ relatives hold aloft lit cellphones after pouring rain interrupted plans for a candlelight Catholic Mass at Alvaro Obregon 286, where 49 died when their office building collapsed in last year’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in Mexico C
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Mexico holds minute of silence, sounds alarm to remember 2017 quakes
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:32:00 +0200.

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexicans held a minute of silence on Wednesday and performed an emergency earthquake drill to mark the one-year anniversary of devastating quakes that struck the country in September 2017, killing more than 450 peopl
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Mexico remembers 2017 quakes, issues stamp for rescue dogs
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 03:12:00 +0200.

A woman thanks a rescue worker after a minute of silence at the Tlalpan housing project, affected by the September 2017 earthquake, in Mexico City, Mexico September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril. September 20, 2018. MEXICO CITY (Reuter
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Mexico holds minute of silence, sounds alarm to remember 2017 quakes
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 22:59:00 +0200.

Mexicans stood silently in the street with their fists raised aloft just after 1:14 p.m. local time (1814), the moment a quake struck the capital city and surrounding states on Sept. 19 last year. Quake rescue workers had used the gesture t
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