Explosion in Colombia on May 18 2017 01:12 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Severe Significant threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20170518-58268-COL
Event type Explosion
Date/Time May 18 2017 01:12 PM (UTC)
Last update May 18 2017 01:14 PM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Not reliable source : Absolutely not confirmed, reservations should be read about the description of the event. Reliability: less than 10%
Damage level Medium Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent South-America
Country Colombia
County / State Department of Bolivar
Area Astivik Shipyards
Settlement Cartagena
Coordinate 10.40, -75.55
Open Location Code: 7726CF23+P6   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 6
Injured person(s) 22
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0