M 5.8 in Samoa on 08 Nov 2019 09:41 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 1192836
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.7639 , -172.8501
Event Date: 08 Nov 2019 09:41 UTC
07 Nov 2019 21:41 Local
Exposed Population: Few people within 100km in MMI>=IV
About 100 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Nov 2019 17:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Samoa)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000692t 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

Articles: 2 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

samoa Two earthquakes did not trigger tsunami – Met Office By Adel Fru ... Sat, 09 Nov 2019 09:21:00 +0100.

Two earthquakes that shook Samoa on Friday night and Saturday morning occurred in the space of six hours and did not generate a tsunami. This was confirmed by the Assistant C.E.O. of the Samoa Meteorological Service, Mulipola Ausetalia Titi
samoa Samoa rattled by two earthquakes in space of six hours By Mata'a ... Fri, 08 Nov 2019 18:05:00 +0100.

Two earthquakes have shaken Samoa in the space of six hours. The first rattled the country just before midnight on Friday. It lasted for several seconds. According to the US Geophysical Institute, the quake was 6.2-magnitude. The epicentre

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),