M 4.9 in Falkland Islands (Malvinas) on 08 Dec 2018 05:24 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 1164742
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.0297 , -58.6532
Event Date: 08 Dec 2018 05:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2018 05:44 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Falkland Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000i4yi Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (34), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),