M 4.9 in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 02 Jul 2020 18:16 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 1224872
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 8.0636 , -38.0761
Event Date: 02 Jul 2020 18:16 UTC
02 Jul 2020 15:16 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Jul 2020 20:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000agvf Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

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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: EC-JRC (39), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),