M 4.6 in El Salvador on 24 Jul 2021 04:51 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 1278471
Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
Depth: 59.29 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.9422 , -88.9044
Event Date: 24 Jul 2021 04:51 UTC
23 Jul 2021 22:51 Local
Exposed Population:
3330000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jul 2021 05:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (El Salvador)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000eykn Scaled population (vector) 5.82  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
The boundaries and the names shown on this map do not imply official endorsement or acceptance by the European Union.

Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 127 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Tropical storm dumps rain on northern Japan, spares Olympics2021-07-28T04:56+0200.

RIFU, Japan (AP) — A tropical storm brought strong winds and heavy rain to Japan's northern coast Wednesday after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared disruption to the games. So far, Nepartak ha
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Tropical storm dumps rain on northern Japan, spares Olympics2021-07-28T04:49+0200.

RIFU, Japan (AP) — A tropical storm was bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Japan’s northern coast with little of the disruption to the Olympics that had been feared. Nepartak has caused no damage so far, but residents were urged to tak
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Tropical storm Nepartak dumps on Japan2021-07-28T04:31+0200.

A tropical storm has brought strong winds and heavy rain to Japan's northern coast after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared disruption to the games. So far, Nepartak has caused no damage, but t
...(more)
Tropical storm dumps rain on northern Japan, spares Olympics2021-07-28T04:31+0200.

RIFU, Japan (AP) — A tropical storm brought strong winds and heavy rain to Japan’s northern coast Wednesday after moving away from the Tokyo region and relieving the Olympic host city of a feared disruption to the games. So far, Nepartak ha
...(more)

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), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),