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M 5.3 in East Of South Sandwich Islands on 15 Nov 2017 02:02 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.3M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 15 Nov 2017 02:02 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 15 Nov 2017 02:21 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000bnnl (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 297 | About casualties: 29 | Last hour: 0

WAVE FROM HELL TSUNAMI could wipe out Australia’s east coast and kill 6.5 MILLION in hours
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:47:00 +0100   thesun (en)

A monster tsunami could smash through Australia's east coast killing millions of people. The online tool is used by developers to consider the impact of disasters on projects. It claims the chances of a tsunami hitting the coast of New south Wales and the south of Queensland are high.

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WAVE FROM HELL TSUNAMI could wipe out Australia’s east coast and kill 6.5 MILLION in hours THERE'S a 'one in five chance' a giant tidal wave could batter the Brit expat hotspot - home to £6.5million people - within the next generation. Experts say the areas at risk – including Sydney, the Gold Coast, Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast – will increase due to climate change and rises in sea level.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:16:00 +0100   thesun (en)

A MONSTER tsunami could smash through Australia's east coast and kill millions of people in hours, experts have warned. According to ThinkHazard!, there's a one in five chance a giant tidal wave could batter the Brit expat hotspot - home to £6.5million people - within the next generation.

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5.1-magnitude earthquake shakes Azerbaijan A 5.1-magnitude quake has jolted central Azerbaijan some 92 kilometers east of the city of...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:56:00 +0100   panorama-am-en (en)

A 5.1-magnitude quake has jolted central Azerbaijan some 92 kilometers east of the city of Barda at a depth of 10 kilometers, The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported. As RT reported, the epicenter of the quake, which struck at about 23:48 local time [2:48 a.m.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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