M 5.6 in South Atlantic Ocean on 09 Aug 2018 16:53 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -33.3863 , 2.5037
Event Date: 09 Aug 2018 16:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000g5wh
Inserted at: 09 Aug 2018 17:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1223271 0.01 09 Aug 2018 16:53 5.6M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:21 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

More information

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