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M 7.9 in Mexico from 20 Mar 2012 18:02 UTC to 18:02
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This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.4M
  • Depth: 20 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Mar 2012 18:02 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 981636 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 20 Mar 2012 19:16 UTC

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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....

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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.

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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.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (107), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (2), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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