M 5.8 in Samoa on 12 Apr 2019 12:23 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 1176280
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.4001 , -172.7157
Event Date: 12 Apr 2019 12:23 UTC
12 Apr 2019 00:23 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Apr 2019 12:45 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Samoa)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us700034ya Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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Latest media headlines

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samoa Earthquakes not strong enough to issue tsunami warning By Soli W ... Sat, 13 Apr 2019 08:19:00 +0200.

Samoa has experienced five earthquakes in a row over the past seven days with the latest occurring early yesterday morning. No tsunami warning was issued for the earthquakes, according to a bulletin issued by Samoa Meteorological Office. Th

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 (39), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),