M 5.7 in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 17 Sep 2020 03:00 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 1235684
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 7.8718 , -37.0393
Event Date: 17 Sep 2020 03:00 UTC
17 Sep 2020 01:00 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 Sep 2020 03:04 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000bp8n Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 36 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Turkey: Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits central provinceSun, 20 Sep 2020 23:25:00 +0200.

ANKARA. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Turkey’s central Nigde province, the country’s disaster agency reported on Sunday. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority said the earthquake occurred at 10.08 p.m. local time (GMT1908) in
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Turkey: Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits central provinceSun, 20 Sep 2020 22:41:00 +0200.

Quake occurs at around 7-km (4.3-mi) depth, Turkish disaster agency reports. ANKARA. A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck Turkey's central Nigde province, the country’s disaster agency reported on Sunday. The Disaster and Emergency Management
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1999 921 Earthquake remembered with disaster prevention awareness 九二一「 ... Sun, 20 Sep 2020 19:52:00 +0200.

Today marks the 21st anniversary of the 921 earthquake. On this day in 1999, a major earthquake, measuring 7.3 on the Richter magnitude scale, with the epicenter in Jiji Township of Nantou County in central Taiwan, caused more than 2,400 de
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Palabra de la gente Un terremoto sacudió a CroaciaSun, 20 Sep 2020 16:44:00 +0200.

Nuevo Periodico Palabra de la gente Un terremoto sacudió a Croacia No se han reportado reclamaciones. Otro terremoto de magnitud 4,2 sacudió Croacia el domingo por la tarde, informó la prensa local. El epicentro del terremoto fue en Gracac,
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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 (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),