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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Updated: this report is based on episode 1.
- Earthquake Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:12.3km
- on 02 Apr 2012 17:36 UTC
- 810000 people within 100km
- inserted at 02 Apr 2012 17:55:25
- Magnitude: 6.3 M
- Depth: 12.3 km (shallow)
- Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 54 km (MMI VI)
- Source: NEIC usc0008ui2
- Location (latitude/longitude): 16.4769, -98.2867
- Time (UTC): 02 Apr 2012 17:36:43
- Time (ECT): 02 Apr 2012 19:36:43
Earthquake impact details
The earthquake happened in Mexico
The maximum altitude nearby is 3273m
Population near epicenter
||3.3 million people
||2.8 million people
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Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.
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