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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 09 Jul 2017 05:57 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Media reports

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  • Articles about casualties: 20 (5.2%)
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North Korea quake not a nuclear test: South
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 03:46:00 +0200   gulfnews (en)

Seoul: An undersea earthquake off the coast of North Korea was not caused by a nuclear test, the South ’s media reported Thursday. The 5.9 magnitude quake struck about 190 kilometres south east of the reclusive state’s third largest city, Chongjin, in the early hours of Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey.

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US Geological Survey detects 5.8 magnitude earthquake off South Korea coast
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 01:56:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

The US Geological Survey detected a 5.8 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday off the coast of South Korea, Sputnik reported. The earthquake was detected at 4:48 a.m. local time (19:48 GMT) 176 kilometers (109 miles) east- south east of the North Korean city of Hoemul-li, placing it in the Sea of Japan. At a depth of 537.

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Earthquakes shake south, central New Zealand
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 20:05:00 +0200   Stuff (en)

A large earthquake struck offshore near New Zeal and on Tuesday night, causing shaking in Invercargill and Dunedin. GeoNet has confirmed a the earthquake was magnitude 6.4. United State Geological Survey (USGS) had initially put the quake at 6.8. The quake was followed later by two tremors near....

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Strong earthquake strikes off New Zealand A strong earthquake has struck in the ocean south of New Zealand's main islands, but there...
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:53:00 +0200   belfasttelegraph (en)

A strong earthquake has struck in the ocean south of New Zeal and 's main islands , but there were no reports of serious damage or injuries and there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude 6.6 quake struck 458 kilometres (285 miles) south of the town of Bluff and near the uninhabited Auckland Islands, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Strong earthquake rattles South Island 3 hours ago Updated It was most strongly felt in the south of the South Island.
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 12:32:00 +0200   newshub (en)

Residents across the South Isl and have been rattled on Tuesday night, after an earthquake south of Stewart Island set the region shaking. The earthquake confused GeoNet's systems, originally registering as a magnitude 6.1 near Invercargill, before being revised to a magnitude 5.0 near Blenheim, at the other end of the island, at around 7pm.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes south of Stewart Island
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:19:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

Laura Todd, who works at Invercargil''s Top 10 Holiday Park, said the quake was "a big one" and had left her "a wee bit shaky". "I was just in the office loading up all our bookings when I thought, gosh everything's just starting to move. I looked up and the lights had started swaying. It was a really long rolling earthquake.

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Earthquake off South Island, NZ
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:31:00 +0200   fijitimes (en)

Update: 8:18PM AN earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale took place off the coast of the New Zeal and south island this evening. The offshore earthquake which took place at a depth of 34 km did not trigger a tsunami warning. According to the Geoscience Australia, the earthquake was located off the west coast of the South Island, 49.

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Large 6.4 quake rattles the deep south
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:19:00 +0200   rnzi (en)

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake has shaken South l and this evening. The quake was centred well south of New Zealand's sou the rn coast. Photo: GeoNet. It struck at 7pm and was widely felt in the region, with almost 2000 'felt' reports on the GeoNet website. It hit at a depth of 34km, and was centred almost 400km south of the South Island.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.4 strikes south of Invercargill, South Island
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:18:00 +0200   nzherald (en)

The fire service is responding to a report of liquefaction at a property in Invercargill following an earthquake hundreds of kilometres south west of New Zeal and . A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said a fire crew was headed to a property in Glengarry where a person's car had reportedly sunk into liquefied ground.

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Strong earthquake strikes near South Island
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 10:06:00 +0200   tvnz (en)

A strong earthquake has been felt at the bottom of the South Isl and this evening, with reviewed measurements indicating it was magnitude 6.4. A map showing the approximate location of the epicentre of a strong quake which happened south west of New Zealand about 7pm on July 11, 2017. Source: 1 NEWS.

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Magnitude 5.2 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the southern Japanese island of Kyushu...
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:31:00 +0200   panorama-am-en (en)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, Reuters reports. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Strong earthquake rattles South Island 24 minutes ago Breaking It was most strongly felt in the south of the South Island.
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 09:30:00 +0200   newshub (en)

Residents across the South Isl and have been rattled on Tuesday night, after an earthquake south of Stewart Island set the region shaking. The earthquake confused GeoNet's systems, originally registering as a magnitude 6.1 near Invercargill, to 5.0km near Blenheim, at the other end of the island. It's since been revised yet again to a magnitude 6.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:46:00 +0200   nna-en (en)

NNA - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake strikes southern Japan, no tsunami threat
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:14:00 +0200   ibtimes-sg (en)

A 5.3 magnitude earthquake hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. However, there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage and no tsunami warning was issued. NHK public television reported that the quake that struck at 11:56 am was centred just offshore from the city of Kagoshima.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:40:00 +0200   dnaindia (en)

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:33:00 +0200   AsiaOne (en)

. TOKYO - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centred just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:21:00 +0200   business-times (en)

[TOKYO] An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:17:00 +0200   straitstimesSG (en)

TOKYO (REUTERS) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday (July 11), but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centred just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:16:00 +0200   reuters-in (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Magnitude 5.3 quake hits southern Japan, no tsunami warning
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 06:13:00 +0200   reuters (en)

TOKYO An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 hit the south ern Japanese isl and of Kyushu on Tuesday, but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The quake was centered just offshore from the city of Kagoshima, NHK public television said.

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Social media analysis

Experimental feature

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Twitter reaction

The graph above shows the number of tweets per minute just before and just after the earthquake. The higher the values and the larger the difference between before and after, the more the earthquake was felt by the local population. Note that after 20 to 30 minutes, many tweets will come from areas not near the earthquake. These indicate general interest in this event rather than local impact.

Tweets mentioning secondary effects

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