M 6.6 in Australia on 14 Jul 2019 05:39 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 1183360
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.202 , 120.3368
Event Date: 14 Jul 2019 05:39 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jul 2019 05:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Australia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us70004jxe Scaled population (raster) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 158 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

Why panic gripped remote communities after WA's record-breaking earthq ... Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:51:00 +0200.

The magnitude 6.6 earthquake caused people at the Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community to run screaming into the streets when it struck 200 kilometres offshore on Sunday afternoon. Some community leaders have blamed poor telecommunication infras
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Major 7.3 quake hits eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damageWed, 17 Jul 2019 16:06:00 +0200.

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake
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Another undersea earthquake off WA’s coastWed, 17 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200.

The quake on Wednesday afternoon hit about 15km off Dirk Hartog Island near Denham. The Bureau of Meteorology said there was no tsunami threat. Geoscience Australia estimated the quake could have been felt by people up to 55km away. It was
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Another undersea earthquake off WA's coastWed, 17 Jul 2019 11:29:00 +0200.

The quake on Wednesday afternoon hit about 15km off Dirk Hartog Island near Denham. The Bureau of Meteorology said there was no tsunami threat. Geoscience Australia estimated the quake could have been felt by people up to 55km away. It was
...(more)

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 (114), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),