M 6.2 in North Atlantic Ocean on 11 Nov 2018 14:03 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 1161951
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 15.5611 , -49.8638
Event Date: 11 Nov 2018 14:03 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 11 Nov 2018 16:30 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us1000hqkp Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 36 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

5.1 magnitude quake shakes China’s XinjiangThu, 15 Nov 2018 00:18:00 +0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 jolted the city of Artux in Kizilsu Kirgiz Autonomous Prefecture in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region at 5:36 am Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC)
Villagers in disaster trainingWed, 14 Nov 2018 23:34:00 +0100.

The death and destruction caused by the 2009 tsunami is compelling a group of villages to embrace disaster management training. The villages of Salelesi, Eva and Fusi located on the north coast of Upolu yesterday participated in a disaster
Japan economy shrinks in Q3 as natural disasters hitWed, 14 Nov 2018 22:30:00 +0100.

Japan's economy shrank in the three months to September, official data showed Wednesday, after a string of natural disasters hit consumer spending and exports, and China's slowing economy cast a shadow. Gross domestic product for the July-S
Gov't Reports on Japanese Economy ContractionWed, 14 Nov 2018 19:48:00 +0100.

Tokyo, Nov 14 (PL) Government data reported on Wednesday that the Japanese economy contracted in the third quarter of the year due to effects on consumer spending and exports of a series of natural disasters. The Gross Domestic Product (GD

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 (114), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (3), NOAA (2),