M 5.9 Off-shore on 31 Aug 2020 21:18 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 1232535
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -35.4732 , -15.6124
Event Date: 31 Aug 2020 21:18 UTC
31 Aug 2020 20:18 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 01 Sep 2020 18:21 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bfgl 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.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 362 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Fuerzas subterráneas profundas explican los terremotos en la falla de ... Fri, 04 Sep 2020 20:46:00 +0200.

Nuevo Periodico Fuerzas subterráneas profundas explican los terremotos en la falla de San Andrés Crédito: Unsplash / CC0 Public Domain Las fuerzas de derretimiento de rocas que ocurren mucho más profundamente en la Tierra de lo que se pensa
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Fuerzas subterráneas profundas de “derretimiento de rocas” explican lo ... Fri, 04 Sep 2020 20:46:00 +0200.

Nuevo Periodico Fuerzas subterráneas profundas de “derretimiento de rocas” explican los terremotos en la falla de San Andrés Las fuerzas de derretimiento de rocas que ocurren mucho más profundamente en la Tierra de lo que se pensaba anterio
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Caldera chronicles: Old Faithful changed by earthquakes, weatherFri, 04 Sep 2020 20:19:00 +0200.

Old Faithful’s fame is well deserved. The geyser has been erupting at regular intervals for as long as records exist, and it delights visitors from around the world with its eruptions of boiling water. These eruptions regularly reach more t
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Un terremoto natural en OverijsselFri, 04 Sep 2020 19:43:00 +0200.

Nuevo Periodico Un terremoto natural en Overijssel El punto rojo es Punthorst. Las líneas blancas van a los sismómetros donde se midió el terremoto. KNMI El jueves pasado, poco después de las cinco y media, sucedió algo especial en la aldea
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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 (45), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),