M 4.7 in Northern Mariana Islands on 26 Oct 2020 07:24 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 1240930
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 208.99 Km
Lat/Lon: 18.5256 , 145.8026
Event Date: 26 Oct 2020 07:24 UTC
26 Oct 2020 17:24 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Oct 2020 08:02 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Northern Mariana Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000cd7v Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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India much safer against tsunami threat: INCOIS directorMon, 26 Oct 2020 20:53:00 +0100.

India is much safer against tsunami threat than it was in 2004, thanks to the state-of-the-art tsunami early warning system established at Indian National Centre for Ocean Information System (INCOIS) here. However, the best of warning syste
UAE takes part in major tsunami drill in Indian OceanSun, 25 Oct 2020 04:56:00 +0100.

The UAE has taken part in a major international exercise to test how well prepared it would be if there was a tsunami. The drill involving countries across the Indian Ocean was focused on a possible event in the Makran trench, a fault line

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),