M 5.4 in Mauritius - Reunion Region on 28 Nov 2020 20:15 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 1245500
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.4M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -17.4123 , 66.1599
Event Date: 28 Nov 2020 20:15 UTC
29 Nov 2020 00:15 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Nov 2020 19:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Mauritius)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ckpm Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

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Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Indian Ocean, 384 km northeast of Port Mathurin, ... Sat, 28 Nov 2020 22:19:00 +0100.

Nearby towns and cities: 384 km (238 mi) NE of Port Mathurin (pop: 6,000) 384 km (238 mi) NE of Port Mathurin (pop: 6,000) 700 km (435 mi) E of Cargados Carajos (pop: 63) Weather at epicenter at time of quake: Clear Sky 26.1°C (79 F), humid

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
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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 (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),