M 5.5 in North Atlantic Ocean on 07 May 2021 11:45 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 1267836
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.0903 , -48.4133
Event Date: 07 May 2021 11:45 UTC
07 May 2021 08:45 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 07 May 2021 12:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000e0zu 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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Detailed event map. European Union, 2021. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 28 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Firefighters conduct earthquake rescue drill in North Chi...Tue, 11 May 2021 10:32:00 +0200.

The Zhangye Detachment of Gansu Forest Fire Brigade conducts an earthquake rescue drill in Zhangye, Gansu Province on May 10. (Photo/Shi Jingjing) The drill site was simulated scenes of earthquake such as a collapsed house and a pinned per
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Firefighters conduct earthquake rescue drill in North China's ZhangyeTue, 11 May 2021 10:17:00 +0200.

The Zhangye Detachment of Gansu Forest Fire Brigade conducts an earthquake rescue drill in Zhangye, Gansu Province on May 10. (Photo/Shi Jingjing) The drill site was simulated scenes of earthquake such as a collapsed house and a pinned pers
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Citizens recount heavy rain, start assessing damagesTue, 11 May 2021 07:16:00 +0200.

Muscat: Citizens in North Batinah have begun taking stock of the impact caused by the fierce wind and rain that led to extensive damage to their homes and killed many of their livestock. A tropical depression last Tuesday and Wednesday saw
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North Sulawesi's Melonguane hit by 5.5-magnitude quakeTue, 11 May 2021 06:28:00 +0200.

Map of quakes during April 2021 in Indonesia ANTARA/HO-BMKG. Jakarta (ANTARA) - An earthquake of magnitude 5.5 rattled northwest of Melonguane, Talaud Islands, North Sulawesi, early on Tuesday, though no tsunami warning was issued, accordi
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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 (44), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),