Explosion in USA on September 26 2018 04:46 AM (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-20180926-64794-USA
Event type Explosion
Date/Time September 26 2018 04:46 AM (UTC)
Last update September 26 2018 04:47 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Medium Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent North-America
Country USA
County / State State of Alabama
Area Umicore Specialty Chemicals
Settlement Arab
Coordinate 34.34, -86.46

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 1
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0