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M 5.7 in North Atlantic Ocean on 03 Oct 2017 20:39 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 03 Oct 2017 20:39 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 04 Oct 2017 17:01 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000b0nr (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 143 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Local Sea creatures invade coast after years on tsunami debris Sea creatures invade coast after years on tsunami debris Large pieces of debris from the other side of the world are still washing up in the Pacific Northwest from a tsunami six years ago. Local 24 minutes ago
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 03:59:00 +0200   kgw (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Large pieces of debris from the other side of the world are still washing up in the Pacific Northwest from a tsunami six years ago. The debris carries forms of life foreign to our soil. “A large event like this, so many items, all at once from a known location and place, getting....

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Ministry apologises after tsunami text alert test wakes Northlanders
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:19:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

Flashing lights, loud vibrations and high pitched howling in the bedroom at 1.32am proved a nightmare way for many Northlanders to be woken yesterday. But people not with Vodafone missed the loud wake-up call; and many could not get it even if they were on the network.

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Will North Texas quakes grow bigger and more dangerous?
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 18:54:00 +0200   dallasnews (en)

Slowly but surely, seismic researchers are strengthening their conclusion that the swarm of North Texas earthquakes in recent years have been human-induced. Texas Railroad Commission, are you listening? Research has long established a probable link between tremors and pressure from wastewater injection disposal wells used in oil and gas operations.

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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.

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.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (60), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1), INFORM (1),

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