M 5.5 in Chile on 05 Dec 2018 17:12 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: 36.43 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.6628 , -71.6456
Event Date: 05 Dec 2018 17:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 7330000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Dec 2018 17:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3 (Chile)

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Latest media headlines

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 15:41:00 +0100.

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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:14:00 +0100.

CHICAGO Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon's Impact Forecasting team today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during No
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United States wildfire costs to exceed $10bn for second year running, ...
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 14:08:00 +0100.

CHICAGO Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon's Impact Forecasting team today launches the latest edition of its monthly Global Catastrophe Recap report, which evaluates the impact of the natural disaster events that occurred worldwide during No
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Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:24:00 +0100.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),