M 4.6 Off-shore on 31 Dec 2020 15:04 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 1249858
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 538.64 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.0454 , -179.7508
Event Date: 31 Dec 2020 15:04 UTC
31 Dec 2020 03:04 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Dec 2020 16:43 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000d4jt 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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 355 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

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Municipalities association joins donation efforts for CroatiaMon, 04 Jan 2021 14:28:00 +0100.

The Association of Municipalities (ZOS) has decided to donate funds following a devastating earthquake that hit Croatia last week. The association has transferred EUR 15,000 to the Slovenian Red Cross and Caritas, which have launched donati
Light earthquake of magnitude 4.3 just reported 37 km southeast of Son ... Mon, 04 Jan 2021 14:19:00 +0100.

4.3 quake 4 Jan 6:55 am (GMT -6) A magnitude 4.3 earthquake near Sonsonate, Departamento de Sonsonate, El Salvador, was reported only 11 minutes ago by the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER), considered the main national a
Govt mulls Tk 2,276cr project to improve overall disaster managementMon, 04 Jan 2021 13:57:00 +0100.

The government has initiated a big move to bolster the ongoing disaster management operations as a Taka 2,275.99 crore project has been framed to procure modern equipment to make quick response and thus conduct emergency rescue operations d

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