M 5.6 in United States on 19 Feb 2021 09:11 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 1256602
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 37.21 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.0947 , -179.3049
Event Date: 19 Feb 2021 09:11 UTC
18 Feb 2021 23:11 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Feb 2021 09:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000divk Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
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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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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 (44), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2), CALTECH (1),