M 5.1 in Venezuela on 07 Dec 2021 17:15 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 1300396
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.4026 , -62.3284
Event Date: 07 Dec 2021 17:15 UTC
07 Dec 2021 13:15 Local
Exposed Population:
810 thousand in 100km
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2021 15:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
4.3 (Venezuela)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Venezuela= 4.3; Trinidad & Tobago= 3.6

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000ga4p Scaled population (vector) 5.62  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.9  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake 20 km southwest of Guiria, Venezuela2021-12-07T21:21+0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 16 minutes ago 20 km southwest of Guiria, Venezuela, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Guiria, Munici
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Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Near Chaguanas, Chaguanas, Trinidad & T ... 2021-12-07T21:21+0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 16 minutes ago 20 km southwest of Guiria, Venezuela, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Guiria, Munici
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Significant earthquake of magnitude 5.1 just reported 38 km southeast ... 2021-12-07T18:52+0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 11 minutes ago 38 km southeast of Guiria, Venezuela, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Guiria, Munici
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Strong mag. 5.3 earthquake - Caribbean Sea, 31 km south of Guiria, Mun ... 2021-12-07T18:52+0100.

An earthquake of magnitude 5.1 occurred only 11 minutes ago 38 km southeast of Guiria, Venezuela, the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) reported. The quake hit at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter near Guiria, Munici
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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 (43), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),