M 5.7 in East Of Kuril Islands on 14 May 2019 20:55 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 1179482
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
Depth: 42.03 Km
Lat/Lon: 43.7598 , 148.0337
Event Date: 14 May 2019 20:55 UTC
Exposed Population: About 1000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 May 2019 16:23 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Russia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003l7d Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.94  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 142 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Houses damaged in Jilin's 5.1-magnitude quakeSat, 18 May 2019 19:28:00 +0200.

Baku, May 18, AZERTAC As of Saturday noon, 476 people have been affected after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northeast China's Jilin Province, local authorities said, according to Xinhua. Around 167 households were damaged due to the qu
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California is having an unprecedented earthquake drought. The next big ... Sat, 18 May 2019 15:11:00 +0200.

The study, published by the US Geological Survey (USGS) last month, says the earthquake interlude in California over the last 100 years has not occurred at any other time in the last millennium. "It's certainly kept the system holding its b
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Houses damaged in Jilin's 5.1-magnitude quakeSat, 18 May 2019 14:41:00 +0200.

CHANGCHUN, May 18 (Xinhua) -- As of Saturday noon, 476 people have been affected after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake jolted northeast China's Jilin Province, local authorities said. Around 167 households were damaged due to the quake in Ningji
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Grant County residents shaken by Friday afternoon earthquakeSat, 18 May 2019 06:55:00 +0200.

POND CREEK — Residents of Grant County were rattled by an earthquake Friday afternoon, but no serious damage has been reported. Preliminary information from the U.S. Geological Survey indicates the quake hit just after 3:30 p.m. Friday and
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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), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),