M 5.6 in Australia on 05 Feb 2020 12:17 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 1205322
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -54.5501 , 158.7685
Event Date: 05 Feb 2020 12:17 UTC
05 Feb 2020 23:17 Local
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 05 Feb 2020 12:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2 (Australia)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70007j07 Scaled population (raster) 0  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 0.63  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 21 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Séisme de 6,2 au large de la Papouasie-Nouvelle-GuinéeSun, 09 Feb 2020 11:01:00 +0100.

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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 (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),