M 5.6 Off-shore on 06 Jan 2020 01:29 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 1200806
Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.24 , -16.9938
Event Date: 06 Jan 2020 01:29 UTC
06 Jan 2020 00:29 Local
Exposed Population: No people affected in MMI IV
No people within 100km
Inserted at: 06 Jan 2020 03:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us70006v42 Scaled population (raster) 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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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 1027 | About casualties: 45 | Last hour: 0

BC-CB--Puerto Rico-Earth, 0703Fri, 10 Jan 2020 01:58:00 +0100.

Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press. Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks help <
Puerto Rico is struggling to recover from from a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that killed one person, injured nine others and severely
Puerto Rico earthquake aftermath deepens as govt seeks helpFri, 10 Jan 2020 01:48:00 +0100.

SAN JUAN (AP) — More than 2,000 people in shelters. Nearly one million without power. Hundreds of thousands without water. The aftermath of a 6.4-magnitude earthquake that killed one person, injured nine others and severely damaged infrastr
Sufre Indonesia de varios desastres naturalesFri, 10 Jan 2020 01:24:00 +0100.

Yakarta, (RHC) Dos sismos en un día y otro el anterior, desastrosas inundaciones y un amenazador volcán, mantienen una alerta sin precedente en Indonesia. En la tarde del martes, un fuerte sismo de magnitud 6,2 estremeció al noroeste del pa
National Major Puerto Rico power plant could be down for a year Justin ... Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:27:00 +0100.

Following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake earlier this week, a government official said that major provider of electricity in Puerto Rico could be down for "over a year." The operations manager at the Costa Sur Power Plant told that "Most of th

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

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (42), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (5), (1), INFORM (1),