M 5.6 in United States on 27 Sep 2020 04:12 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 1237026
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 13.77 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.9341 , -169.7665
Event Date: 27 Sep 2020 04:12 UTC
26 Sep 2020 17:12 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Sep 2020 04:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c1tj Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 18 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Aftershocks expected after magnitude 5.9 quake, chipmakers unaffectedWed, 30 Sep 2020 10:01:00 +0200.

Taipei, Sept. 30 (CNA) Minor aftershocks are expected after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake rattled a large part of Taiwan on Wednesday, although chipmakers based in northern Taiwan's Hsinchu City said their operations were not affected, accordi
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I would class this as the greatest crime against humanity mankind has ... Wed, 30 Sep 2020 04:59:00 +0200.

“It’s our brothers, our sisters. It’s people we know,” he added. “And if you don’t have that human factor right in your face, it’s very easy to make it abstract.” The bleak milestone, recorded on Monday in the U.S. by Johns Hopkins Universi
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Remote Sensing, Vol. 12, Pages 3189: A Global Archive of Coseismic DIn ... Tue, 29 Sep 2020 19:23:00 +0200.

We present an automatic and unsupervised tool for the systematic generation of Sentinel-1 (S1) differential synthetic aperture radar interferometry (DInSAR) coseismic products. In particular, the tool first retrieves the location, depth, an
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Another Earthquake Rattles Bay AreaTue, 29 Sep 2020 18:33:00 +0200.

FREMONT, CA — Three earthquakes have hit Milpitas and shaken surrounding communities Tuesday morning, the United States Geological Survey is reporting. A 3.3 earthquake hit at 9:02 a.m. following a 3.0 magnitude earthquake that was reported
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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), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),