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Red Earthquake alert in Mexico on 20/03/2012 18:02 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 4.

  • Earthquake magnitude 7.4M and depth 20km
  • on 20/03/2012 18:02 UTC
  • 970000 people within 100km

References

Known identifiers for this event: usc0008m6h (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 769 | About casualties: 15 | Last hour: 0

Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Mexico
Sat, 24 Mar 2012 01:24:00 +0100   focus-news-en (en)

Mexico City. The central Mexican state of Guanajuato prepared to welcome Benedict XVI on Friday as Cuban authorities spruced up streets for the second leg of the pope's first visit to Spanish-speaking Latin America, AFP informs. The image of the pope, who will shortly turn 85, lined the main streets....

People and organisations: Felipe Calderón  Maria Guerrero  John Paul II  John Paul II  Pope Benedict XVI  Pope Benedict XVI  Juan Manuel Oliva  Pacific Tsunami Warning Center  Pacific Tsunami Warning Center 

Mexico: Mexico reports two deaths from Tuesday quake
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:06:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Mexico 03/23/2012 07:18 GMT CHIlpancingo, Mexico, March 23, 2012 (AFP) - Two people died when a powerful earthquake rocked Mexico earlier this week, officials said, acknowledging the first fatalities from the disaster.

People and organisations: Angel Aguirre  Agence France-Presse 

Mexico quake claims first deaths
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 08:27:00 +0100   iol (en)

Two people caught in the big earthquake that damaged hundreds of homes in southern Mexico have died.

People and organisations: Paul Caruso  US Geological Survey  Marcelo Ebrard 

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (6), EMM (2), JRC (51), (2), WMO (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), NOAA (1),

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