M 6.8 in Brazil on 05 Jan 2019 19:25 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 1167192
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 575.27 Km
Lat/Lon: -8.1428 , -71.5735
Event Date: 05 Jan 2019 19:25 UTC
Exposed Population: About 47000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Jan 2019 19:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.1 (Brazil)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000j0ja Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.88  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 18 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

USGS: Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes remote part of west BrazilWed, 09 Jan 2019 15:58:00 +0100.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) A powerful earthquake has shaken northwestern Brazil near its border with Peru, affecting a remote part of the Amazon rainforest. There were no immediate reports of damages. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-
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Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes remote part of west BrazilTue, 08 Jan 2019 08:35:00 +0100.

A powerful earthquake has shaken northwestern Brazil near its border with Peru, affecting a remote part of the Amazon rainforest. There were no immediate reports of damages. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude-6.8 quake had an epi
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Sacuden temblores a Alaska, Perú y BrasilMon, 07 Jan 2019 04:16:00 +0100.

ADAK, Alaska, EE.UU. Un sismo de magnitud 6,0 remeció el sábado una región remota de las Islas Aleutianas cerca de Alaska, pero no se prevé un tsunami, informaron las autoridades. El Sistema de Alerta de Tsunamis de Estados Unidos informó q
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USGS: Magnitude 6.8 quake shakes remote part of west BrazilSun, 06 Jan 2019 15:14:00 +0100.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A powerful earthquake has shaken northwestern Brazil near its border with Peru, affecting a remote part of the Amazon rainforest. There were no immediate reports of damages. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitud
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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 (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),