M 5.1 in Argentina on 16 May 2019 00:32 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 1179576
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 109.26 Km
Lat/Lon: -31.4553 , -69.2323
Event Date: 16 May 2019 00:32 UTC
Exposed Population: 680000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2019 00:52 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 3.7 (Argentina)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003lxa Scaled population 5.51  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.83  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 12 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

South African woman conquers Everest summitFri, 17 May 2019 14:01:00 +0200.

In Summary. Nepal's Tourism Department confirmed that Khumalo had made the summit but had no record on whether she was the first black African woman. Khumalo is on a quest to conquer the highest peaks on each continent. She has already clim
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First black African woman makes landmark Everest summitFri, 17 May 2019 05:05:00 +0200.

THE TOP. South African Saray Khumalo climbs mountains 'in support of her cause of promoting access to education for African children.' Photo from her Facebook account. KATHMANDU Nepal – A South African business executive reached the top of
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South Africa woman makes landmark Everest summitThu, 16 May 2019 23:54:00 +0200.

Kathmandu — A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest yesterday in what is believed to be a first by a black African woman. Saray Khumalo (47), reached the top of the 8 848 metre (29 029 foot) mountain after three
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South African Woman Reach Top Of Mount EverestThu, 16 May 2019 22:20:00 +0200.

A South African business executive reached the top of Mount Everest on Thursday in what is believed to be the first summit of the world's highest mountain by a black African woman. Saray Khumalo, 47, reached the top of the 8,848-metre (29,0
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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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),