M 5.8 in Southeast Indian Ridge on 26 Feb 2021 11:58 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 1257565
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -47.2531 , 100.1089
Event Date: 26 Feb 2021 11:58 UTC
26 Feb 2021 18:58 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Feb 2021 12:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000ddw9 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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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

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Caldera resurgence during the 2018 eruption of Sierra Negra volcano, G ... Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:44:00 +0100.

Recent large basaltic eruptions began after only minor surface uplift and seismicity, and resulted in caldera subsidence. In contrast, some eruptions at Galápagos Island volcanoes are preceded by prolonged, large amplitude uplift and elevat
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Caldera resurgence during the 2018 eruption of Sierra Negra volcano, G ... Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:08:00 +0100.

Recent large basaltic eruptions began after only minor surface uplift and seismicity, and resulted in caldera subsidence. In contrast, some eruptions at Galápagos Island volcanoes are preceded by prolonged, large amplitude uplift and elevat
...(more)
Significant magnitude 5.5 earthquake 47 km southeast of Hengchun, Taiw ... Tue, 02 Mar 2021 11:03:00 +0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 occurred only 10 minutes ago 47 km southeast of Hengchun, Taiwan, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Hengchun, Pingt
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Magnitude 5.8 earthquake rattles southeast TaiwanTue, 02 Mar 2021 10:44:00 +0100.

Pingtung and Taitung feel level 4 shockwaves from magnitude 5.8 temblor. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) A magnitude 5.8 earthquake jolted southeastern Taiwan at 5:23 p.m. this afternoon (March 2), according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). The e
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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), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),