M 6.3 in Balleny Islands Region on 08 Oct 2017 20:48 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -61.7431 , 154.5526
Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 20:48 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 21:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 472 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:27:00 +0200.

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Fears of new nuclear test in North Korea after earthquake is detected ...
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:27:00 +0200.

A small earthquake has been detected in North Korea where previous nuclear tests were carried out. The United States Geological Survey said a 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded 23km north-east of Sungjibaegam. The area is where the country ha
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Cuatro comunas participaron del simulacro de sismo y tsunami en la reg ...
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:56:00 +0200.

Cuatro comunas del borde costero de Los Ríos Manuel Stuardo participaron del simulacro de sismo y tsunami que se realizó en la región. Los asistentes destacaron la iniciativa, pero criticaron poca participación en comparación a la esperada,
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Thu, 12 Oct 2017 19:12:00 +0200.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (3), NOAA (2),