M 5.9 Off-shore on 05 Aug 2019 00:40 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 1185615
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.039 , -27.8755
Event Date: 05 Aug 2019 00:40 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Aug 2019 01:38 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us600050ny 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: 290 | About casualties: 32 | Last hour: 0

6.0 Magnitude Quake Shakes Southwest TurkeyFri, 09 Aug 2019 00:37:00 +0200.

A 6.0-magnitude earthquake rattled southwest Turkey on Thursday, according to authorities. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said the quake struck southwest Denizli province at 2.25 p.m. (1125GMT) and its epicenter was
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Viral Watch: Sleeping cats startled by earthquake in TaiwanFri, 09 Aug 2019 00:35:00 +0200.

Home security camera footage shows five house cats in Taipei curiously looking around while being shaken by an earthquake. A magnitude 6.0 quake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan and was felt mildly in the capital. Taiwan’s earth
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Watch: Sleeping cats startled by earthquake in TaiwanFri, 09 Aug 2019 00:14:00 +0200.

Home security camera footage shows five house cats in Taipei curiously looking around while being shaken by an earthquake. A magnitude 6.0 quake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan and was felt mildly in the capital. Taiwan’s earthq
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Watch: Sleeping cats startled by earthquake in TaiwanFri, 09 Aug 2019 00:11:00 +0200.

Home security camera footage shows five house cats in Taipei curiously looking around while being shaken by an earthquake. A magnitude 6.0 quake caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan and was felt mildly in the capital. Taiwan’s earth
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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: JRC (38), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),