M 5.5 in Southern East Pacific Rise on 04 May 2019 00:07 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 1178472
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -24.4581 , -115.7844
Event Date: 04 May 2019 00:07 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 May 2019 00:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003ghv Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 6 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Fracking can cause seismic ripple effect well beyond the injection are ... Tue, 07 May 2019 14:04:00 +0200.

Fracking is the process of injecting fluid at extremely high pressures deep into the Earth’s surface in order to extract oil and gas. In a new study, researchers from Tufts University found that the process of fluid injection and wastewater
FACT CHECK: No, this is not a genuine tsunami warning issued for PH in ... Tue, 07 May 2019 12:27:00 +0200.

A photo has been shared thousands of times in Facebook posts published on April 27, 2019 alongside a purported “breaking news” tsunami warning following a major earthquake. The claim is false; the photo in the misleading posts shows a storm
Trump defends aid to Puerto Rico after Alex Cora says he won’t attend ... Mon, 06 May 2019 19:07:00 +0200.

over the weekend that he would not appear at the White House for the team’s visit on Thursday. “Puerto Rico is very important to me. During the winter I spent a lot of time back home, visiting my family and friends. Unfortunately, we are st
$300m class action on behalf of 3000 Canterbury homeowners launched ag ... Mon, 06 May 2019 00:37:00 +0200.

A top Australian law firm is taking on a $300 million class action on behalf of 3000 Canterbury homeowners who feel ripped off on earthquake payouts by insurers Southern Response. The potentially-landmark case is being launched against the

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product.
The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),