M 4.5 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 12 Oct 2017 15:50 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 5 Km
Lat/Lon: 71.45 , -3.91
Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 15:50 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 17:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (SJM)
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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), INFORM (2),