M 5.5 in Venezuela on 10 Mar 2017 13:46 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 11.9584 , -69.5903
Event Date: 10 Mar 2017 13:46 UTC
Exposed Population: 920000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Mar 2017 14:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.3 (VEN)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 580 | About casualties: 22 | Last hour: 0

Callao: plan de prevención ante tsunami será revisado este año
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:40:00 +0100.

Según información municipal, hay 42 centros poblados identificados dentro de la línea de y 12 zonas de refugio. tsunami El gerente de Defensa Civil de la Municipalidad Provincial del Callao , Luis Reyes, señala a la Agencia Andina que el p
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Govt. to give new lease of life to Munro Island
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:35:00 +0100.

The government will seek scientific solutions to conserve the Munro thuruthu (Munro Island) in Kollam which is facing the threat of submergence due to tidal flooding. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan told the Assembly on Tuesday that a techn
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Conflito transformou Síria numa "câmara de tortura 12:16
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:34:00 +0100.

O alto-comissário da ONU para os Direitos Humanos alertou esta terça-feira que um “maremoto de derramamento de sangue” ao longo de mais de seis anos transformou a Síria numa “câmara de tortura”. Numa altura em que o conflito entra no sétim
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Сибирские ученые создали карту угроз возникновения цунами на побережья ...
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:28:00 +0100.

НОВОСИБИРСК, 14 марта. /ТАСС/. Ученые Института вычислительных технологий (ИВТ) СО РАН и Института вычислительной математики и математической геофизики (ИВМиМГ) СО РАН создали карту угроз возникновения цунами на побережьях Курило-Камчатског
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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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),