M 4.9 in Indian Ocean Triple Junction on 15 Nov 2017 00:53 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -26.1086 , 70.8043
Event Date: 15 Nov 2017 00:53 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 15 Nov 2017 02:27 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 349 | About casualties: 27 | Last hour: 0

In Greece: Flooding toll reaches 19, as more bodies foundSat, 18 Nov 2017 21:16:00 +0100. Greek police and emergency workers rescued three bodies in flood-hit areas west of Athens on Saturday, bringing the death toll since Wednesday to 19. "The bodies of three men discovered on Saturday, aged 28, 58, and 35, have been identified by their ...
Un jeune héros grec sauve un couple d'une coulée de boue meurtrièreSat, 18 Nov 2017 21:10:00 +0100. vidéo La banlieue ouest d'Athènes est en proie à des inondations meurtrières depuis plusieurs jours. Alors que le bilan s'est alourdi à 24 morts, un jeune héros a sauvé deux vies. Ravagée par les inondations, la banlieue ouest d'Athènes n'est plus qu...
Un terremoto de magnitud 4,9 sacude dos regiones del norte de ChileSat, 18 Nov 2017 20:30:00 +0100. Santiago de Chile, 18 nov (EFE).- Un temblor de una magnitud de 4,9 sacudió hoy las regiones de Tarapacá y Antofagasta, en el norte de Chile, sin ocasionar víctimas o daños visibles, según informaron las autoridades. La sacudida telúrica ocurrió a la...
BALANCE DE UN AÑO DE IMPLEMENTACIÓN DE LA POLÍTICA DE SUSTITUCIÓN DE CULTIVOS DE COCA – El Tsunami cocalero hacia la legalidad desborda al gobierno.Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:00:00 +0100. – El Tsunami cocalero hacia la legalidad desborda al gobierno – Por Camilo González Posso – Presidente del Instituto de Estudios para el Desarrollo y la Paz – Indepaz. Al cumplirse este 24 de noviembre el primer año de la firma del Acuerdo Final de P...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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 (38), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), (1), INFORM (1),