M 5.6 in Southern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 03 Mar 2023 19:00 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 1362962
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -30.8617 , -13.4478
Event Date: 03 Mar 2023 19:00 UTC
03 Mar 2023 18:00 Local
Exposed Population:
Inserted at: 03 Mar 2023 19:22 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity:
1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us7000jh5j Scaled population (vector) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 544 | About casualties: 25 | Last hour: 0

UNESCO-Listed Monumental Mount Nemrut Statues Survive Türkiye Quakes2023-03-07T18:17+0100.

By Ozgur Alantor, Mehmet Kumcagiz, Fırat Ozdemir, and Cebrail Caymaz ADIYAMAN, GAZIANTEP, Türkiye (AA) — The monumental stone heads of Mount Nemrut and other UNESCO-listed statues in southeastern Türkiye were not damaged in the powerfu
Philippines: Un séisme de magnitude 6 secoue le sud-ouest du pays2023-03-07T17:51+0100.

Un tremblement de terre de magnitude 6,0 a secoué le sud des Philippines mardi 7 mars, a indiqué l’US Geological Survey, mais il n’y a eu aucun rapport de victimes ou de dégâts majeurs. Le séisme s’est produit vers 14h00 heure locale (06h00
Dunblane doctor shares work helping mums-to-be caught up in tragic ear ... 2023-03-07T17:42+0100.

Obstetrician Paul Holmes is part of the UK-Emergency Medical Team deployed to Turkey through the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO). Normally based at the Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Paul arrived in
Aggression on Aleppo Airport shows Zionist regime's barbarism2023-03-07T17:21+0100.

TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – The Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry condmened the Zionist Israeli's criminal aggression on Aleppo International Airport saying the attack showed the ugliest forms of barbarism and inhuman nature of the Israel

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: EC-JRC (48), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (2), INFORM (1),