M 5.9 in Southeast Indian Ridge on 14 Oct 2018 12:41 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 1159035
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -42.302 , 88.6641
Event Date: 14 Oct 2018 12:41 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 14 Oct 2018 13:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hbyr 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: 13 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

SAMOA TAKES HEED OF TSUNAMI DANGERThu, 18 Oct 2018 11:22:00 +0200.

By Terry Tavita. APIA, Samoa (Samoa Observer, Dec. 28) – The devastation caused a tsunami in Southeast Asia early Sunday morning should come as a warning for Samoa, advises the Samoa Meteorological Office. According to Meteorologist Shaun W
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

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