M 5.7 in Ascension Island Region on 29 Jun 2020 19:40 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 1224498
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -11.6127 , -13.4414
Event Date: 29 Jun 2020 19:40 UTC
29 Jun 2020 18:40 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jun 2020 18:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ael8 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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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 (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),