M 5.5 in Mozambique on 22 Dec 2018 05:37 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: 7.62 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.6441 , 32.8008
Event Date: 22 Dec 2018 05:37 UTC
Exposed Population: 930000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Dec 2018 05:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 6.6 (Mozambique)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Mozambique= 6.6; Zimbabwe= 5.8

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 14 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Bonsoir, Afrique
Mon, 24 Dec 2018 04:16:00 +0100.

Voici notre rubrique "Bonsoir, Afrique" : Le président Macron annonce que la France accompagnera le Tchad lors des échéances électorales du pays. N'DJAMENA -- Le président français Emmanuel Macron s'est dit sensible à l'engagement de son ho
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Earthquake hits Zim
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 21:19:00 +0100.

HARARE – An earthquake of a magnitude of 5,5 rattled most parts of the country yesterday morning. No injuries and infrastructure destructions were recorded although officials were still gathering information at the time of going to print. M
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Earthquake hits Zimbabwe
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 20:50:00 +0100.

No injuries and infrastructure destructions were recorded although officials were still gathering information at the time of going to print. Meteorological Services Department (Met Department), director Kwangwari Marimira said the earth tre
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Plus de 100 maisons détruites dans un tremblement de terre au centre d ...
Sun, 23 Dec 2018 17:57:00 +0100.

Un séisme de magnitude 5,5 qui a frappé samedi matin la province de Manica, au centre du Mozambique, a détruit 108 maisons, ont annoncé dimanche les autorités locales. Selon l'Institut national de la gestion des catastrophes (INGC) du Mozam
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),