M 4.9 in South Pacific Ocean on 16 Jul 2017 19:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -5.7992 , -122.7726
Event Date: 16 Jul 2017 19:26 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2017 20:01 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 962 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

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Jio's 'tsunami of calls' caused Rs 550 crore loss per quarter: AirtelThu, 20 Jul 2017 18:59:00 +0200. NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel today rejected Reliance Jio's claim that incumbents were hugely benefitted from call connection charges and said it suffered losses to the tune of Rs 550 crore every quarter due to 'tsunami of calls' that originated
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Japan's first lady DOES speak English despite Trump claimThu, 20 Jul 2017 18:50:00 +0200. The symposium addressed the effects of natural disasters on coastal areas. Japan endured a devastating 2011 tsunami that wiped entire towns off the map. 'That fateful day,' Mrs. Abe said, reading carefully from prepared remarks, 'the big ea
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Magnitude-4.3 earthquake shakes West CoastThu, 20 Jul 2017 18:36:00 +0200. The South Island's West Coast has been shaken by a magnitude-4.3 earthquake on Friday morning. The quake, at 1.39am, struck 50km south of Hokitika, at a depth of 12km, and was mostly described as "light" or "weak" by those who felt it in Ho
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),