M 6.1 Off-shore on 23 Oct 2020 07:04 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 1240568
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.1M
Depth: 463.9 Km
Lat/Lon: -25.6127 , -179.9645
Event Date: 23 Oct 2020 07:04 UTC
22 Oct 2020 19:04 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Oct 2020 07:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000cbx8 Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 142 | About casualties: 10 | Last hour: 0

Japan Plans to Dump a Million Tons of Radioactive Water into the Pacif ... Tue, 27 Oct 2020 06:45:00 +0100.

The Japanese government recently announced plans to release into the sea more than 1 million tonnes of radioactive water from the severely damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The move has sparked global outrage, including from UN Spec
Limb-inspired bridges promise high earthquake resistance at low costTue, 27 Oct 2020 06:14:00 +0100.

Today’s bridge columns are typically formed by large monolithic concrete structures that afford them great strength, but do invite the possibility of cracking should an earthquake strike. There are other options, including constructing thes
5.2-magnitude earthquake hits central Iran, no casualtiesTue, 27 Oct 2020 05:56:00 +0100.

5.2-magnitude earthquake hits central Iran, no casualties. A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Bahabad region in Iran’s central Yazd province at 1:04 local time (2134 GMT) on early Tuesday morning, according to Iran’s Seismological Center. The
Earthquake Damages 65 Houses in West Java's Ciamis DistrictTue, 27 Oct 2020 04:54:00 +0100.

TEMPO.CO Ciamis - As many as 65 houses in the West Java district of Ciamis were damaged after a 5.6-magnitude rattled neighboring Pangandaran district on Sunday, the local disaster mitigation office reported. The 65 homes were located in th

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