M 5.8 in Central East Pacific Rise on 16 May 2019 22:52 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 1179680
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -4.5924 , -105.7433
Event Date: 16 May 2019 22:52 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 May 2019 22:54 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003mbq 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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Latest media headlines

Articles: 34 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Européennes: Macron risque gros en cas d'échec de la liste LREMMon, 20 May 2019 14:55:00 +0200.

Faites vos jeux, rien ne va plus! Ce dimanche 26 mai à 20 heures, les urnes européennes auront donc rendu leur verdict au terme d'une campagne électorale qui n'a pas réveillé la passion des Français et devrait conduire moins d'un électeur s
Indonesia: ASEAN Weekly Disaster Update, 13 – 19 May 2019Mon, 20 May 2019 12:44:00 +0200.

REGIONAL SUMMARY. • ASEAN region has been on its tranquil condition with no reported disasters during the past three weeks. However, the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) current state is on level “watch”, according to the ASEAN Specialis
World: ASEAN Risk Monitor and Disaster Management Review (ARMOR): Brid ... Mon, 20 May 2019 08:40:00 +0200.

INTRODUCTION. The ASEAN Risk Monitor and Disaster Management Review (ARMOR) is important for several reasons. Firstly, until this point there has been no authoritative publication that provides risk profile information specifically regardin
99% of Pacific megaquake predictions likely to prove wrong: surveyMon, 20 May 2019 00:48:00 +0200.

Japanese seismologists believe that nearly 99 percent of their predictions related to massive earthquakes in the Pacific off central and western Japan are likely to prove wrong, a survey conducted by Kansai University showed Sunday. While t

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.

Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), USGS (4), (1), INFORM (1),