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Overall Orange Earthquake alert in Mexico on 20 Mar 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 Mar 2012 18:02 UTC
  • 970000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 20 Mar 2012 19:16:29 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: usc0008m6h (neicid)

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 (8), EMM (2), JRC (57), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), NOAA (1),

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