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Mw 6 Earthquake, Green alert in Azerbaijan from 07 May 2012 04:40 UTC to 04:40
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.6M, Depth:10km
  • from 07 May 2012 04:40 UTC to 04:40
  • 1365735 people within 100km
  • inserted at 07 May 2012 10:34:27 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: EQ-2012-000085-AZE (GLIDE) usb0009jh5 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 318 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Minister: Several thousand new homes will be built in Azerbaijan’s quake-hit Zagatala region
Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:55:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

Zagatala, which in early May was hit by a strong earthquake, will have new homes built and delapidated homes restored, Azerbaijani Emergencies Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov told reporters on Friday.

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Azerbaijan: Two thousand homes to be built in Zagatala earthquake area
Mon, 21 May 2012 19:41:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Source: Trend Country: Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Baku, May 21 /Trend K.Zarbaliyeva/ After the earthquakes in the Zagatala area, the State Commission for Emergency Situations conducted a survey of 5074buildings, deputy head of the regional executive body, chairman of the regional commission on emergency Elman Ramazanov said.

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Fresh earthquake hits Azerbaijani Zagatala city
Fri, 18 May 2012 19:43:00 +0200   trendnews-az (en)

On Friday at 19:46 local time, 15 kilometers south of Zagatala, a fresh earthquake took place, the National Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan told Trend today.

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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: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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