M 5.5 in Mexico on 12 Oct 2020 04:13 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 1239022
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 35 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.8588 , -93.5906
Event Date: 12 Oct 2020 04:13 UTC
11 Oct 2020 22:13 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
About 70000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 13 Oct 2020 04:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (Mexico)


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000c7ne Scaled population (raster) 3.85  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -1  
  INFORM_normalised 0.92  
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 4 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Tourist returns stolen Pompeii artifacts, says they gave her bad luckTue, 13 Oct 2020 01:17:00 +0200.

A selection of letters and returned artifacts has been put on display at the Pompeii Antiquarium, she added, noting that, while the value of the artifacts was not significant, the letters were interesting from an anthropological perspective
Community encouraged to register for the Great Guam ShakeOutTue, 13 Oct 2020 01:09:00 +0200.

Guam will soon take part in the world’s largest earthquake drill, the Great ShakeOut. On Thursday, October 15, 2020, at exactly 10:15 a.m. (ChST), participants will practice the earthquake response procedure; “Drop, Cover and Hold On” from
Night of earthquakes in Chiapas: several earthquakes of up to 5.5 degr ... Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:08:00 +0200.

Two of the movements were 5.5 degrees (Photo: Twitter / @ SeismológicoMX) On the night of October 11, a series of earthquakes of more than 4 degrees were registered in Mexico, some reached 5.5 in magnitude with an epicenter in several locat
Noche de sismos en Chiapas: se registraron varios terremotos de hasta ... Mon, 12 Oct 2020 09:06:00 +0200.

Dos de los movimientos fueron de 5.5 grados (Foto: Twitter/@SismológicoMX) La noche del 11 de octubre, fueron registrados en México una serie de sismos de más de 4 grados y algunos alcanzaron los 5.5 de magnitud con epicentro en varias loca

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 (44), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),