M 5.5 in Vanuatu on 04 Dec 2017 01:35 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -13.9201 , 170.3844
Event Date: 04 Dec 2017 01:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 04 Dec 2017 01:55 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (VUT)

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Articles: 75 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Un terremoto de 6 grados sacudió a EcuadorTue, 05 Dec 2017 04:54:00 +0100. En las poblaciones costeras como Manta, Jaramijó, San Vicente, Puerto López, Jama y Pedernales las personas salieron a las calles en forma precipitada y en busca de un refugio ante los posibles destrozos. Un sismo de 6 grados de magnitud s
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Cámaras de seguridad captan el momento exacto del sismo en Ecuador (VIDEO)Tue, 05 Dec 2017 04:11:00 +0100. El año pasado, un terremoto de 7.8 provocó la muerte de más de 600 personas 04 de Diciembre del 2017 - 07:50 » Textos: Redacción Multimedia Las cámaras de seguridad instaladas en diferentes puntos de la provincia de Manabí , en , revelaro
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Gempa 4,0 SR Guncang Kabupaten Kaimana di Papua, Tidak Berpotensi TsunamiTue, 05 Dec 2017 02:31:00 +0100. Kabar24.com, JAKARTA -Gempa bumi berkekuatan 4,0 Skala Richter mengguncang Kabupaten Kaimana, Provinsi Papua Barat, Selasa, pukul 05.37 WIT, dengan kedalaman 17 kilometer. Kepala Stasiun Geofisika Badan Meteorologi, Klimatologi, Geofisika (
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Gearing up for the stormMon, 04 Dec 2017 21:44:00 +0100. Mumbai: A steady drizzle dominated most of Monday evening as Cyclone Ockhi headed towards the Mumbai coastline. While the cyclone is currently categorised as ‘very severe’, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said it will weaken to a
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),