M 5.5 in Mexico on 31 Jul 2021 15:39 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 1279497
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 27.5416 , -111.5183
Event Date: 31 Jul 2021 15:39 UTC
31 Jul 2021 08:39 Local
Exposed Population: 200000 people in MMI>=IV
170000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Jul 2021 17:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (Mexico)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000f109 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.92  
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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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 (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),