M 5.6 in Guatemala on 09 Nov 2019 08:32 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 1192979
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 197.49 Km
Lat/Lon: 14.4813 , -90.2906
Event Date: 09 Nov 2019 08:32 UTC
09 Nov 2019 02:32 Local
Exposed Population:
8070000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Nov 2019 08:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.5 (Guatemala)
INFORM Coping capacity list: Guatemala= 5.5; El Salvador= 4.6


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  Earthquake GDACS score
NEIC 0.5 0.5
us600069n1 Scaled population (vector) 7.08  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 0  
  Country Vulnerability -0.19  
  INFORM_normalised 1.05  
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Nayib Bukele pide a salvadoreños irse a las montañas por posible tsuna ... Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:15:00 +0100.

San Salvador – El presidente de El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, pidió este lunes a la población de la zona costera del país centroamericano buscar “tierras más altas” por una amenaza de tsunami detectada por Estados Unidos. “Toda la población qu
Earthquake hits GuatemalaSat, 09 Nov 2019 16:45:00 +0100.

An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale hit southern Guatemala, the US Geological Survey said. The quake, which struck early Saturday morning, was centered approximately 50 kilometers (31 miles) southwest of Guatemala City, the cou

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (37), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),