M 5.6 in Southeast Of Easter Island on 12 Aug 2018 19:41 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 1153441
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -35.689 , -102.3694
Event Date: 12 Aug 2018 19:41 UTC
12 Aug 2018 12:41 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Aug 2018 20:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g7ca Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),