M 5.5 in Gabon on 04 Dec 2022 09:53 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 1349052
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 3.623 Km
Lat/Lon: -1.0366 , 10.2177
Event Date: 04 Dec 2022 09:53 UTC
04 Dec 2022 10:53 Local
Exposed Population: Less then 100 people in MMI X
Few people affected (in MMI>=VII)
Inserted at: 04 Dec 2022 10:40 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
6 (Gabon)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0.2 0.2
us6000j6u0 Scaled population (raster) 1.59  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1.11  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 971 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

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Un terremoto de magnitud 5,8 sacudió este jueves la provincia indonesia de Java Occidental, la más poblada del país, sin que las autoridades informasen inicialmente de daños o víctimas, informó el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos, que r
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (50), (3), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),