M 5.8 in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 09 Nov 2018 07:54 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 1161707
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -42.715 , -16.006
Event Date: 09 Nov 2018 07:54 UTC
09 Nov 2018 06:54 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Nov 2018 08:12 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000hple Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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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 (40), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),