M 5.9 in Haiti on 07 Oct 2018 00:11 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 1158443
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 11.74 Km
Lat/Lon: 20.0412 , -72.975
Event Date: 07 Oct 2018 00:11 UTC
06 Oct 2018 20:11 Local
Exposed Population: About 55000 people in MMI
2290000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 Oct 2018 01:25 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
7.4 (Haiti)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us1000h8an Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.27  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 997 | About casualties: 251 | Last hour: 0

España confía en “la fuerza del pueblo haitiano” para superar el terre ... Wed, 10 Oct 2018 23:15:00 +0200.

. Ciudadanos observando las escombros de la Escuela Nacional San Gabriel, en Gros Morne, en el norte de Haití. Madrid.- España ha expresado su “consternación” por el sismo que ha sacudido Haití y su “confianza en la fuerza del pueblo
PM 'has shown empathy after disasters in region'Wed, 10 Oct 2018 22:47:00 +0200.

By MORGAN ADDERLEY. Tribune Staff Reporter. madderley@tribunemedia.net. PRESS Secretary Anthony Newbold yesterday defended Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis’ response to the Haitian earthquake, saying the nation’s leader has always shown empa
Haiti says 17 killed in quake, more than 2,000 homes damagedWed, 10 Oct 2018 22:45:00 +0200.

Children sit in front of houses that were damaged in an earthquake that hit northern Haiti late on Saturday, in Gros Morne, Haiti, October 8, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas. PORT-DE-PAIX (Reuters) – The weekend earthquake which battered Hai
El sismo en Haití causó daños a más de 7.400 viviendasWed, 10 Oct 2018 22:18:00 +0200.

Unas 7.783 familias resultaron afectadas por el terremoto, cuyo epicentro se registró frente a la costa noroeste, 20 kilómetros al norte de Port-de-Paix y a 175 kilómetros de Puerto Príncipe, a una profundidad de 15,3 kilómetros, y al que h

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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08/Oct/2018 07:06 UTC

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMSR (2), EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),