M 4.8 in Nicaragua on 22 Feb 2021 21:27 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 1257048
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.0752 , -87.8495
Event Date: 22 Feb 2021 21:27 UTC
22 Feb 2021 15:27 Local
Exposed Population:
170000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Feb 2021 21:42 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.3 (Nicaragua)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000dk88 Scaled population (vector) 4.25  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -1  
  INFORM_normalised 1.02  
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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