M 5.3 Off-shore on 05 Mar 2021 04:20 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 1258800
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -28.4199 , -178.036
Event Date: 05 Mar 2021 04:20 UTC
04 Mar 2021 16:20 Local
Exposed Population:
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Mar 2021 04:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000dfum 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1045 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Two moderate earthquakes shake southeastern TaiwanTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:26:00 +0100.

Taipei, March 9 (CNA) Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.8 and 4.3, respectively, struck off the coast of southeastern Taiwan Tuesday morning, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB). There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
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Phivolcs raises Alert Level 2 over Taal VolcanoTue, 09 Mar 2021 04:15:00 +0100.

MANILA, Philippines — State volcanologists on Tuesday raised the status of Taal Volcano to Alert Level 2, signaling “increasing unrest,” over a year since its last phreatic eruption. In its 8 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Institute of Volca
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Philippines raises alert level for volcano over "increasi...Tue, 09 Mar 2021 04:11:00 +0100.

MANILA, March 9 (Xinhua) -- Philippine volcanologists on Tuesday raised the alert level for Taal volcano to 2, saying the island volcano, 66 km south of Manila, is showing "increasing unrest." "This means that there is (a) probable magmatic
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Más de 18.000 personas perdieron la vida tras lo ocurrido y cerca de 2 ... Tue, 09 Mar 2021 04:11:00 +0100.

Japón no volvió a ser el mismo desde las 14,46 horas del 11 de marzo de 2011. Un terremoto de nueve grados de magnitud azotó el noreste de Tokio. Pero no era un seísmo más. Aquel temblor era solo el preludio de la tragedia. El Centro de Ale
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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),