M 5.8 in Canada on 08 Jan 2017 23:47 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.8M
Depth: 18.93 km
Lat/Lon: 74.3204 , -92.3053
Event Date: 08 Jan 2017 23:47 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 09 Jan 2017 00:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.4 (CAN)

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Articles: 382 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

WATCH: Airbag pack saves Whistler snowboarder caught in avalancheThu, 12 Jan 2017 22:22:00 +0100. A snowboarder in Whistler has his airbag backpack to thank for saving his life. Tom Oye, who hails from Adelaide Australia, posted a video of himself getting swallowed by an avalanche in Whistler less than 24 hours ago. In the video, Oye ca
Whiteout! Snowboarder's life is saved by his inflatable airbag backpack as ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:21:00 +0100. (Di giovedì 12 gennaio 2017) Tom Oye, 29, was shredding the fresh powder in Whistler, Canada when the snow suddenly cracked and the avalanche began. Oye's life was likely saved by the inflatable backpack his family bought him.
España regala 6.000 libros a Coquimbo para BibliotecaThu, 12 Jan 2017 21:36:00 +0100. Luego del terremoto y tsunami que afectó a Coquimbo el 16 de septiembre de 2015, fueron cientos los voluntarios que llegaron a prestar su ayuda a los lugares afectados, poniéndose a disposición de los equipos operativos o de los propios vec
Fort McMurray faces serious shortage of child-care workersThu, 12 Jan 2017 21:23:00 +0100. Early child-care workers are in short supply in Fort McMurray, more than eight months after a wildfire forced the entire population from their homes, says the chair of one local task force. In November, the task force surveyed 57 day-care c

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),