M 5.2 in North Of Ascension Island on 15 Sep 2021 09:36 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 1285743
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.3371 , -15.9139
Event Date: 15 Sep 2021 09:36 UTC
15 Sep 2021 08:36 Local
Exposed Population:
No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 15 Sep 2021 09:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000fbdg Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  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: 71 | About casualties: 30 | Last hour: 0

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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 (39), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),