Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Seismic activity in Brava Island (2016-08-03)


Activation time (UTC): 2016-08-03 18:06:00 Event time (UTC): 2016-08-01 12:00:00 Event type: Earthquake

Activation reason:
Increased seismic activity on Brava Island, Cape Verde, was observed the 01 August 2016. There were low intensity tremors felt in coastal areas. Authorities have evacuated 300 people from the island situated in the south of the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean due to concerns of a volcanic eruption.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2016):  Seismic activity in Brava Island (2016-08-03). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2016-08-03
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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14.9076321392° N, -24.6501014943° E, 14.7953032635° S, -24.7608272115° W

Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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