M 5.7 in Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 24 Sep 2020 00:27 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 1236539
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -0.2758 , -18.8285
Event Date: 24 Sep 2020 00:27 UTC
23 Sep 2020 23:27 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Sep 2020 00:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c0cs 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: 13 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Taumarunui hit by 5.2 magnitude earthquakeSun, 27 Sep 2020 07:26:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck the central North Island. Taumarunui town centre. Photo: Google Street View. GeoNet reports the quake struck at 4.47pm and was 23 kilometres deep with an epicentre 45 km south-west of Taumarunui.
Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes near TaumarunuiSun, 27 Sep 2020 06:43:00 +0200.

. A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck near Taumarunui, in the central North Island, causing moderate shaking. The quake was 45 km south-west of Taumarunui. Source: 1 NEWS The quake was 45 km south-west of Taumarunui at a depth of 23km
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'That was huge': Magnitude 5.2 earthquake strikes in central North Isl ... Sun, 27 Sep 2020 06:38:00 +0200.

A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has struck the central North Island on Sunday afternoon, setting off over 11,000 "felt it" reports. The earthquake hit at a depth of 23 kilometres around 45km southwest of Taumarunui at 4:47pm. As of publishing, s
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Earthquake: 5.1 magnitude quake reportedSun, 27 Sep 2020 06:02:00 +0200.

Geonet reported the quake occurred at 4.47pm on Sunday, at a depth of 14km, 40km south-west of Taumarunui, King Country. (file photo) A 5.1 magnitude earthquake has been reported in the central North Island. Geonet reported the quake occur
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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 (43), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),