M 6 in Mexico on 02 Apr 2012 17:36 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: km
Lat/Lon: 16.4561 , -98.2957
Event Date: 02 Apr 2012 17:36 UTC
Exposed Population: 811321 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Apr 2012 22:35 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 662 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Dallas Tornado 2012: Flight Cancellations Continue at DFW AirportFri, 06 Apr 2012 17:18:00 +0200. Hundreds more American Airlines flights were canceled on Friday at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in the wake of Tuesday's powerful tornado-riddled storm.
Tsunami 'ghost ship' sunk by US coastguardFri, 06 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0200. Ryou-Un Maru's voyage across the Pacific Ocean ends after a year floating in busy shipping lanes The Ryou-Un-Maru's year-long voyage across the Pacific Ocean ended in a blaze of gunfire and plumes of smoke on Friday after the Japanese fishi
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US Coast Guard sinks tsunami 'ghost ship'Fri, 06 Apr 2012 17:00:00 +0200. Machine guns trained on Ryou-Un Maru, laden with diesel and drifting into shipping lanes off the coast of Alaska The US coastguard has machine-gunned and sunk a derelict and fuel-laden Japanese fishing vessel washed out to sea by the 2011 J
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Hundieron a bombazos al "barco fantasma"Fri, 06 Apr 2012 16:56:00 +0200. La Guardia Costera de EEUU ha hundido con éxito el pesquero japonés Ryon-Un Maru a la deriva desde el tsunami del pasado año a las 18.15 hora local de Alaska (2:15 GMT del viernes). El "barco fantasma" japonés se hundió a unas 180 millas de
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),