M 5.8 in Near Coast Of Peru on 08 May 2019 13:47 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 1178895
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -15.8336 , -75.1857
Event Date: 08 May 2019 13:47 UTC
08 May 2019 08:47 Local
Exposed Population: About 25000 people in MMI>=IV
About 34000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 May 2019 15:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.6 (Peru)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70003ib5 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

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Xinhua Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT, May 11Sun, 12 May 2019 00:22:00 +0200.

. Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. TEHRAN -- A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit Ezgele region in Iran's western Kermanshah province, near Iraq border, at 14:58 a.m. local time (1028 GMT) on Saturday. According to Iranian Seismological Center, the
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that a 5.1 magnitude earthquake has jolted the western region bordering Iraq. Fars news agency reported Saturday the quake hit Ezgeleh district, which has a population of

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (41), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),