M 5.5 in Italy on 24 Aug 2016 02:33 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 1092434
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 42.8223 , 13.1257
Event Date: 24 Aug 2016 02:33 UTC
24 Aug 2016 04:33 Local
Exposed Population: 2760000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Aug 2016 03:09 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us10006g7w Scaled population (vector) n.a  
  C1 earthquake n.a  
  C2 earthquake n.a  
  Country Vulnerability n.a  
  INFORM_normalised n.a  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1112 | About casualties: 146 | Last hour: 0

Eyewitness to an earthquakeSun, 28 Aug 2016 02:01:00 +0200.

Firefighters helps a man to get his personal belongings from his house in Villa San Lorenzo, near Amatrice, central Italy, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016 where a 6.1 earthquake struck just after 3:30 a.m., Wednesday. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
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Video: Day of mourning after earthquake in central ItalySun, 28 Aug 2016 01:57:00 +0200.

Grieving relatives gathered to mourn 35 of the earthquake victims. 333 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario M4W 1G9 © 2002-2016 Rogers Media. All rights reserved.
When death comes to stay: One Italian village’s storySun, 28 Aug 2016 01:48:00 +0200.

SALETTA (Italy) — Nowhere was hit harder by the earthquake that brought death and devastation to a remote corner of central Italy this week than Saletta. And if you listen to the locals, the tiny mountain hamlet is never going to recover fr
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Grieving Italy earthquake orphans make heartbreaking journey home with ... Sun, 28 Aug 2016 01:32:00 +0200.

The traumatised children of a flew home. UK couple killed in the Italian earthquake Orphans Jack and Francesca Henniker-Gotley, 14 and 15, arrived back in Britain after parents Maria, 51, and William, 55, were crushed to death in their vill
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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: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (2), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),