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M 8.1 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.7 m) in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 8.1M
  • Depth: 69.65 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Sep 2017 04:49 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 100000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Sep 2017 05:54 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

Tsunami

The maximum Tsunami wave height is  1.7m in Pasito_de_la_Senora, Mexico. This height is estimated for 8-Sep-2017 05:55:00.

Overview

Mexico - Earthquake UPDATE

(Created: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 06:45:00 +02:00)

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For this event GDACS has links for additional reports:

08/Sep/2017 03:42 UTC Mw. 8.1. Tsunami Automatic Report

References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017rpdi (geofonid) pt17251000 (ptwcid) us2000ahv0 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 4406 | About casualties: 506 | Last hour: 0

Death toll from southern Mexico's big earthquake rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 02:18:00 +0200   muscatinejournal (en)

A handful of salvaged items sit in front of what remains of a home destroyed by Thursday's magnitude 8.1 earthquake, in Asuncion Ixtaltepec, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. Officials in Oaxaca and Chiapas states said thousands of houses and hundreds of schools had been damaged or destroyed.

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Mexico earthquake toll rises to 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 01:13:00 +0200   financialexpress (en)

Mexican seismological authorities measured the quake at 8.2, making it a magnitude greater than the 8.1 quake that [[killed]] 10,000 people in Mexico City in 1985. (Representational image: Reuters) Authorities recovered more bodies today from the rubble of the Mexico’s huge earthquake , bringing the....

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MEXICO: Country Cancels Aid To Texas After Being Hit By Quake And Hurricane
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 00:37:00 +0200   rttnews (en)

(Agencia CMA Latam) - The Mexican government told the Texas and the United States federal government that it would not be able to provide the aid originally offered in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Mexico's announcement came only a few days after the country was hit by an 8.

People and organisations:

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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 (2), JRC (125), (3), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), WMO (2), USGS (6), INFORM (4), NOAA (1),

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