May 1, 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:10km) in North Of Ascension Island at 5/1/2017 11:08:18 AM

Green Earthquake in North Of Ascension Island

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Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).

Summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.9M, Depth:10km
  • 01 May 2017 11:08:18 UTC
  • No people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 0.3351, -17.5231
  • Time (UTC): 01 May 2017 11:08:18
  • Time (ECT): 01 May 2017 13:08:18

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, not near any territory.

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