M 5.6 in Puerto Rico on 07 Jan 2020 08:34 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 1200943
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 17.9223 , -66.7308
Event Date: 07 Jan 2020 08:34 UTC
07 Jan 2020 04:34 Local
Exposed Population: 3330000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Jan 2020 08:37 UTC

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70006vm9 Scaled population (raster) 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 716 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

Bus catches fire in road accident in India; at least 20 deadSat, 11 Jan 2020 06:59:00 +0100.

Deadly bus accidents are common in India. Around 150,000 people die every year on India’s roads, often because of reckless driving, badly maintained roads and vehicles overcrowded with passengers. American firefighters got a hero's welcome
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“Nos dejaron solos": La dura vida de sobrevivientes a terremoto de Hai ... Sat, 11 Jan 2020 05:44:00 +0100.

CANAAN, Haití (AP).- Poco antes de las cinco de la tarde, la casa de Marie-Mislen Thomas se desmoronó con sus tres hijos adentro. En las horas que siguieron al terremoto que devastó Haití el 12 de enero del 2010, los Thomas lograron sacar a
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Puertorriqueños se niegan a abandonar refugios tras sismoSat, 11 Jan 2020 05:38:00 +0100.

GUAYANILLA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Un nuevo barrio ha surgido en esta población del sureste de Puerto Rico dañada por un terremoto: sus habitantes son 300 personas, una docena de agentes de policía y una guacamaya. Gritos de “¡uno!” se alzaban
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La dura vida de sobrevivientes a terremoto de Haití del 2010Sat, 11 Jan 2020 05:38:00 +0100.

CANAAN, Haití (AP) — Poco antes de las cinco de la tarde, la casa de Marie-Mislen Thomas se desmoronó con sus tres hijos adentro. En las horas que siguieron al terremoto que devastó Haití el 12 de enero del 2010, los Thomas lograron sacar a
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),