M 4.8 Off-shore on 02 Aug 2020 12:47 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 1228576
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -28.9339 , 60.8798
Event Date: 02 Aug 2020 12:47 UTC
02 Aug 2020 16:47 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Aug 2020 13:03 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b8ca Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 272 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

¡Ya llegó el Poseidón!Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:12:00 +0200.

En caso de un enfrentamiento militar entre la URSS y los Estados Unidos, como posible ataque de represalia, un submarino podría haber lanzado una bomba a las costas orientales de América del Norte, con una carga atómica de alta potencia cap
Turkey sends earthquake aid to MexicoThu, 06 Aug 2020 11:09:00 +0200.

Turkey’s state aid agency announced Wednesday that it sent emergency humanitarian aid to Oaxaca, Mexico to aid people in need in the wake of an earthquake there. The Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) delivered aid parcels t
Beirut blast: What we know about itThu, 06 Aug 2020 10:12:00 +0200.

Investigators are trying to zero in on the cause of the massive blast in Beirut that has killed more than 100, but the terrifying footage has led to speculation about the involvement of everything from high explosives to fireworks while off
Explosions à Beyrouth : le bilan s'alourdit, au moins 137 mortsThu, 06 Aug 2020 09:35:00 +0200.

Le bilan des explosions, qui ont secoué mardi , la capitale du Liban , a été revu à la hausse jeudi 6 août. Selon le porte-parole du ministère libanais de la Santé, Rida Moussaoui, « jusqu'à présent, le bilan est de plus de 137 morts et plu

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 (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),