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Earthquakes

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 Indonesia  (4.6M) 31 Jul  02:37UTC
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 Greece  (4.6M) 30 Jul  00:55UTC
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 Solomon Islands  (5M) 29 Jul  18:04UTC
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 Mexico  (6.3M) 29 Jul  10:46UTC
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 China  (4.7M) 29 Jul  08:20UTC
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 Mexico  (5.4M) 29 Jul  03:33UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.8M) 28 Jul  23:50UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (5.8M) 28 Jul  23:00UTC
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 Papua New Guinea  (4.9M) 28 Jul  22:47UTC
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 Japan  (4.5M) 28 Jul  08:05UTC
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 Iran, Islamic Republic of  (4.5M) 28 Jul  00:00UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.5M) 27 Jul  23:35UTC
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 Japan  (4.6M) 27 Jul  18:09UTC
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 Indonesia  (4.7M) 27 Jul  10:15UTC
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 Near East Coast Of Honshu, Japan  (4.5M) 27 Jul  09:24UTC
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 Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge  (6M) 27 Jul  01:28UTC

Tropical cyclones

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HALONG-14  Guam, Northern Mariana Islands  (157.7km/h) 31 Jul  06:00UTC
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HERNAN-14  Mexico  (120.7km/h) 29 Jul  15:00UTC
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GENEVIEVE-14 Off shore  (74km/h) 31 Jul  03:00UTC

Floods

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 Russa  (6.6) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 South Sudan  (7) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 India  (6.3) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 Papua New Gunea  (5.9) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 China  (6.3) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 Brazil  (6.4) 29 Jul  23:59UTC
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 Brazil  (7.6) 29 Jul  23:59UTC

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Documents
2014-01-04

GDACS Satellite Mapping Overview

A monthly overview of key satellite maps, compiled by the GDACS mapping & satellite imagery coordination mechanism, operated by the UNITAR Operati...

2013-11-12

Chairman Summary of 2013 Annual GDACS Meeting

The meeting was held on 12 and 13 November 2013 in the premises of the European Commission Emergency Response Coordination Centre (EC/ERCC) in Brussel...

2011-05-12

Chairman Summary of 2011 GDACS Stakeholder Meeting

The meeting was held from 10 to 12 May 2010 at the Scandic Bergen City Hotel in Bergen, Norway. The meeting was generously sponsored by Department of ...

2011-02-28

GDACS Information Management Guidelines (draft)

GDACS draft guidelines (February 2011)...

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