Green alert: earthquake M 5.8 in Guam on 11/15/2017 12:24:33 AM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 14 Nov 19:48

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.8 in Guam on 15 Nov 2017 00:24 UTC

GDACS Alert based on "Shakemap" alerting model


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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8Depth: 128.63 KmEvent Date UTC: 15 Nov 2017 00:24Exposed population in MMI>=7: 0

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.

Earthquake Event Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Guam, of Guam (population 143,173). The distance to the nearest coast is 104km.

The distance to the nearest coast is

The earthquake occurred more than 100km from land and is unlikely to affect vulnerable infrastructure directly. Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population


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