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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Mexico on 02 Apr 2012 17:36 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

Updated: this report is based on update number 2.

  • Earthquake magnitude 6M and depth 9.1km
  • on 02 Apr 2012 17:36 UTC
  • 790000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 02 Apr 2012 22:35:16 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: usc0008ui2 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

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

Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico in 1980s, Dies at 77
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 16:46:00 +0200   nytimes (en)

His tenure marred by economic crisis and an earthquake, Mr. de la Madrid is credited for setting Mexico on a path to a free-market economy and, inadvertently, multiparty rule.

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Un séisme de magnitude 6,3 secoue Mexico
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:51:00 +0200   french-news (fr)

Un séisme de magnitude 6,3 a secoué lundi Mexico, a annoncé l'institut américain de géophysique (USGS).

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More than 300 Replicas of Earthquake in Mexico
Fri, 06 Apr 2012 14:38:00 +0200   prensa-latina-en (en)

06 de abril de 2012, 00:02 Mexico, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) At least 325 replicas of the 7.4-degree earthquake of March 20 have been reported so far, according to the National Seismological Service (SSN).  

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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: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (65), (1), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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