M 5.5 in Alaska Peninsula on 27 Jul 2020 19:34 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 1227857
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 44.13 Km
Lat/Lon: 55.0965 , -160.4806
Event Date: 27 Jul 2020 19:34 UTC
27 Jul 2020 11:34 Local
Exposed Population: About 900 people in MMI>=IV
About 800 people within 100km
Inserted at: 27 Jul 2020 19:51 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000b4yh Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.65  
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Latest media headlines

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

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On Thursday morning at about 4:30 a.m. local time, the Southern California area experienced a magnitude 4.2 earthquake, according to . The United States Geological Survey initially reported a 4.5, later downgrading the measurement. A numbe
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Etats-Unis : un séisme de magnitude 5,5 ressenti au sud de l'Alaska (U ... Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:27:00 +0200.

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,5 a été ressenti mercredi à 9h12 GMT à 38km au sud-sud-est de Sand Point, un village sur l'île Popof en Alaska, a annoncé l'Institut américain de géologie (USGS). L'épicentre du séisme, lequel est surv
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Sismo sacudió la costa de Alaska este martesTue, 28 Jul 2020 18:22:00 +0200.

Este martes se registró un sismo que sacudió la costa de Alaska. El movimiento telúrico tuvo una magnitud de 6.1. La información la dio a conocer el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por sus siglas en inglés). El movimiento telúri
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Tsunami warning as 7.8 quake hits off Alaska: USGSTue, 28 Jul 2020 16:54:00 +0200.

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Alaskan peninsula, triggering a tsunami warning for areas within 200 miles (300 kilometers) of the epicenter. The shallow quake hit at 0612 GMT Wednesday about 500 miles southwest of Anchorage, and
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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 (42), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),