M 5.9 in Australia on 07 Oct 2021 20:13 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 1289045
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -58.7534 , 158.6288
Event Date: 07 Oct 2021 20:13 UTC
08 Oct 2021 07:13 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in 100km
Inserted at: 18 Oct 2021 16:08 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Australia)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us6000fssl Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (45), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (5), INFORM (2),