M 5.9 Off-shore on 02 Sep 2019 22:45 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 1188021
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 23.752 , -45.2143
Event Date: 02 Sep 2019 22:45 UTC
02 Sep 2019 19:45 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Sep 2019 23:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70005b9q Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 232 | About casualties: 13 | Last hour: 0

Jeff Jacoby ‘Price gouging’ during natural disasters isn’t a problem — ... Fri, 06 Sep 2019 20:48:00 +0200.

But they don’t. Laws against “gouging” add to the suffering caused by hurricanes, floods, and other disasters. Rather than prevent anti-social behavior, they encourage it. And far from ensuring that supplies remain available at prices resid
Western University shakes up research into earthquake intensityFri, 06 Sep 2019 20:03:00 +0200.

Thanks to work done by researchers at Western University, predicting the intensity of aftershocks just got a bit easier. Scientists there have developed a new way to forecast the magnitude of an earthquake within a series of seismic events.
Un comandante de la UME de León, nuevo líder del equipo europeo contra ... Fri, 06 Sep 2019 19:48:00 +0200.

Iván Herreras Hernández, comandante de la Unidad Militar de Emergencias (UME) de León , ha sido elegido por el Mecanismo Europeo de Protección Civil como líder del equipo europeo desplegado en Bolivia para apoyo en la lucha contra incendios
Record applications for torchbearers at Tokyo leg of Olympic relayFri, 06 Sep 2019 19:01:00 +0200.

Assembly passes Finance Bill China respects India's stand on Belt and Road initiative: Xingchun Six youths drown in Nandurbar lake Buddhadeb Bhattacharya's condition stable Modi to address Mahila Saksham Melava in Aurangabad tomorrow Gujara

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 (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),