M 5.8 in Southeast Indian Ridge on 14 Oct 2018 05:05 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 1159015
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -41.9836 , 88.5423
Event Date: 14 Oct 2018 05:05 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Oct 2018 05:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hbw3 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: 12 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

1:06 ASEAN Assists in Disaster Recovery in IndonesiaTue, 16 Oct 2018 19:55:00 +0200.

16 de octubre de 2018, 13:06 Jakarta, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) Two contingents of the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance in Disaster Management (AHA) are cooperating with Indonesia in recovery efforts after more recent disa
11:51 Asean colabora en labores de recuperación tras desastres en Indo ... Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:12:00 +0200.

16 de octubre de 2018, 11:51 Yakarta, 16 oct (PL) Dos contingentes del Centro Coordinador de la Asean para la Asistencia Humanitaria en el Manejo de Catástrofes (AHA) cooperan con Indonesia en las labores de recuperación tras los recientes
Why Indonesia’s rules on foreign tsunami relief are rattling the aid s ... Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:07:00 +0200.

Indonesian government restrictions on foreign aid workers in disaster-hit Sulawesi are forcing some humanitarian groups to rethink their response plans – and spurring a larger debate about how the aid sector prepares for crises around the w
6.4 quake, aftershocks strike off New CaledoniaTue, 16 Oct 2018 15:29:00 +0200.

A powerful 6.4 earthquake, followed by a series of aftershocks, has struck off the coast of New Caledonia, a French territory made up of dozens of islands in the South Pacific, according to USGS. The quake was registered at a depth of 10 k

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),