M 5.5 Off-shore on 01 Aug 2020 09:17 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 1228431
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -22.965 , -13.4987
Event Date: 01 Aug 2020 09:17 UTC
01 Aug 2020 08:17 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2020 09:20 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b7wu 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.
Virtual OSOCC
Meteo assessment
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2020. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 134 | About casualties: 17 | Last hour: 0

Rescuers work through the night as death toll rises following massive ... Wed, 05 Aug 2020 09:00:00 +0200.

RESCUERS WORKED THROUGH the night into today after two enormous explosions ripped through Beirut’s port, killing at least 100 people and injuring thousands, as they wrecked buildings across the Lebanese capital. The second blast sent an eno
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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 78, injure thousandsWed, 05 Aug 2020 08:49:00 +0200.

Beirut . Rescuers worked through the night into Wednesday after two enormous explosions ripped through Beirut's port, killing at least 78 people and injuring thousands, as they wrecked buildings across the Lebanese capital. The second blast
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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 78, injure thousandsWed, 05 Aug 2020 07:57:00 +0200.

BEIRUT: Rescuers worked through the night into Wednesday after two enormous explosions ripped through Beirut's port, killing at least 78 people and injuring thousands, and destroying buildings across the Lebanese capital. The second blast s
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Vidéos. Double explosion à Beyrouth : plus de 100 morts, le nitrate d' ... Wed, 05 Aug 2020 07:51:00 +0200.

Deux puissantes explosions successives ont secoué Beyrouth mardi faisant plus de 100 morts, selon la Croix-Rouge, et plus de 4000 blessés selon un dernier décompte mercredi matin et provoquant un immense champignon de fumée dans le ciel de
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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 (44), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),