Explosion in Lebanon on August 04 2020 04:24 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Rescue Rescue and recovery
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Minor Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20200804-71078-LBN
Event type Explosion
Date/Time August 04 2020 04:24 PM (UTC)
Last update August 08 2020 09:13 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Great Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Middle-East
Country Lebanon
County / State
Settlement Beirut
Coordinate 33.89, 35.50
Open Location Code: 8G5QVGV2+GP   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 154
Injured person(s) 5000
Missing person(s) 60
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0