M 4.6 in Northern Mariana Islands on 03 Nov 2020 15:20 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 1242374
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 245.14 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.1894 , 145.3933
Event Date: 03 Nov 2020 15:20 UTC
04 Nov 2020 01:20 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Nov 2020 16:34 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Northern Mariana Is.)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000c9sv Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Construction near fault lines might be bannedSat, 07 Nov 2020 04:27:00 +0100.

An earthquake that shook the western province of Izmir on Oct. 30 triggered a debate over buildings constructed on shaky ground and with poor cement quality. The government now is planning a landmark law that will enable deeper inquiry into
The World in BriefWed, 04 Nov 2020 11:46:00 +0100.

Turkish girl, 3, alive 4 days after quake. IZMIR, TURKEY -- Rescuers in the Turkish city of Izmir pulled a toddler out alive from the rubble of a collapsed apartment building Tuesday, four days after a strong earthquake hit Turkey and Greec
MetMalaysia proactively monitors earthquake, tsunami threatsWed, 04 Nov 2020 06:34:00 +0100.

KUALA LUMPUR: Taking the tsunami which affected several northern peninsular states on Dec 26, 2004 as a lesson learnt, the Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) will continue to proactively act and monitor earthquake activities
Mediterranean on RED ALERT with Erdogan threatening 'war' with Greece ... Tue, 03 Nov 2020 15:02:00 +0100.

"Greece calls on Turkey to immediately withdraw the illegal NAVTEX and return to exploratory contacts, for the only pending issue between the two countries, the delimitation of maritime zones." In an op-ed for the Greek City Times, Michail

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: EC-JRC (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),