M 5.1 in Australia on 14 Jul 2019 23:01 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 1183392
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -18.2789 , 120.2809
Event Date: 14 Jul 2019 23:01 UTC
15 Jul 2019 07:01 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Jul 2019 22:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Australia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70004k8e Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 159 | About casualties: 28 | Last hour: 0

Quake 'shuddered' WA island eco lodgeThu, 18 Jul 2019 10:04:00 +0200.

An earthquake that was initially believed to have struck in the Indian Ocean off a West Australian island was in fact onshore. Initial Geoscience Australia data showed the quake on Wednesday was magnitude 3.9 and about 15 kilometres west of
Why panic gripped remote communities after WA's record-breaking earthq ... Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:51:00 +0200.

The magnitude 6.6 earthquake caused people at the Bidyadanga Aboriginal Community to run screaming into the streets when it struck 200 kilometres offshore on Sunday afternoon. Some community leaders have blamed poor telecommunication infras
Major 7.3 quake hits eastern Indonesia; no reports of major damageWed, 17 Jul 2019 16:06:00 +0200.

A magnitude 7.3 earthquake struck the Moluccas islands in eastern Indonesia on Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported, causing panic among residents, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. The quake
Another undersea earthquake off WA’s coastWed, 17 Jul 2019 11:46:00 +0200.

The quake on Wednesday afternoon hit about 15km off Dirk Hartog Island near Denham. The Bureau of Meteorology said there was no tsunami threat. Geoscience Australia estimated the quake could have been felt by people up to 55km away. It was

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