M 5.9 in Northern Mariana Islands on 12 Feb 2019 12:34 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 1170598
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 129.98 Km
Lat/Lon: 19.0727 , 145.7712
Event Date: 12 Feb 2019 12:34 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Feb 2019 12:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Northern Mariana Is.)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000jgma Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 11 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Satellite shows interconnected system that caused Bali volcano to erup ... Fri, 15 Feb 2019 10:23:00 +0100.

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Satellite Images Reveal Interconnected Plumbing System That Caused Bal ... Fri, 15 Feb 2019 07:41:00 +0100.

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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: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),