M 6.6 in United States on 30 Nov 2018 17:29 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 1163761
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 35.5 Km
Lat/Lon: 61.3321 , -149.9326
Event Date: 30 Nov 2018 17:29 UTC
30 Nov 2018 08:29 Local
Exposed Population: 390000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2018 17:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
ALASKA EC 1 0 1
ak20419010 Scaled population (vector) 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap 0 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 303 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

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GENEVA, 4 December, 2018 – The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) today launched the Implementation Guide for Man-made and Technical Hazards in response to the growing number and magnitude of man-made disasters world
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Progressing together: 50 years of partnership between the Government o ... Tue, 04 Dec 2018 16:45:00 +0100.

Since 1998 alone, WFP has assisted 15 million people across Indonesia, through a mix of direct food assistance and cash-based transfers. This includes people impacted by the Indian Ocean Tsu-nami, when WFP was present on the ground assistin
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How The 1964 Good Friday Earthquake Helped Anchorage Withstand Last Fr ... Tue, 04 Dec 2018 13:25:00 +0100.

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Un potente terremoto de magnitud 7 sacudió este viernes los alrededores de Anchorage, la ciudad más poblada de Alaska, Estados Unidos. Medios locales reportaron destrozos en edificios e infraestructura en la ciudad y usuarios de redes socia
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (77), (3), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (2), USGS (4), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),