M 6 in United States on 31 Dec 2018 02:35 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 1166734
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 31 Km
Lat/Lon: 54.3874 , -161.5066
Event Date: 31 Dec 2018 02:35 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Dec 2018 23:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000izcv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

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IOM in Humanitarian Operations and ClustersThu, 03 Jan 2019 05:24:00 +0100.

In 2005, the Humanitarian Reform Process got underway with the Cluster Approach that includes nine thematic clusters/areas of work and cluster leads being agreed to by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principles. IOM has played a
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IOM in Humanitarian Operations and ClustersThu, 03 Jan 2019 04:48:00 +0100.

In 2005, the Humanitarian Reform Process got underway with the Cluster Approach that includes nine thematic clusters/areas of work and cluster leads being agreed to by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Principles. IOM has played a
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Alaska earthquake: 4.2 magnitude quake hits Anchorage as 2019 brings M ... Thu, 03 Jan 2019 04:43:00 +0100.

The new quake struck at a depth of 9km north-northwest of Anchorage at 3.16pm GMT (6.21am local time), according to the United States Geological Center (USGS). No tsunami warnings have been issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre. The
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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 (38), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),