M 4.8 in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 20 May 2019 09:27 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 1180015
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.6231 , -37.3755
Event Date: 20 May 2019 09:27 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2019 09:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003ngr Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 16 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Leave landslide-prone villages, Aetas toldFri, 24 May 2019 04:37:00 +0200.

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO — Some 260 Aeta families have been advised to permanently move out of harm’s way as the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) tagged their villages as prone to landslides after the 6.1-magnitude earthquake on April 22. Noe
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At least three dead as violent storms lash MissouriThu, 23 May 2019 20:49:00 +0200.

Melvin Eldridge of Jefferson City woke to leaves hitting his face. The tornado had blown out part of his air conditioner, opening his first-story apartment to gusts of wind. “It sounded like a train was coming,” Eldridge later recalled. He
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Tornado that hit Jefferson City ‘felt like an earthquake’Thu, 23 May 2019 16:05:00 +0200.

A tornado smashed into the Missouri capital as people slept Wednesday night, ripping buildings apart and leaving destruction that the city was only beginning to comprehend as daylight broke Thursday morning. The destruction in Jefferson Cit
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PHOTOS: Aerial images show scale of Jefferson City tornado damageThu, 23 May 2019 16:05:00 +0200.

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Bommarito Automotive SkyFOX flew over Jefferson City where the scale of the damage caused by a devastating tornado was clear from the air. A tornado hit the Missouri capital as people slept late Wednesday night — part
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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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),