Green alert: earthquake M 5.5 in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on 12/17/2017 11:41:16 PM

By Newsroom America Feeds at 17 Dec 2017

Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System M 5.5 in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on 17 Dec 2017 23:41 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: 5.5Depth: 10 KmEvent Date UTC: 17 Dec 2017 23:41Exposed 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, not near any territory.

Population Population in major intensity Intensity Population no people no people


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