M 7.7 Earthquake and Tsunami (1.6 m) in Canada from 28 Oct 2012 03:04 UTC to 03:04

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 7.7M
Depth: 17.5 Km
Lat/Lon: 52.7692 , -131.927
Event Date: 28 Oct 2012 03:04 UTC
Exposed Population: About 2079 people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Oct 2012 03:31 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 1675 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Canadá y EEUU activan la alerta por tsunami en la costa oeste
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:52:00 +0100.

El litoral de Canadá ha sentido dos réplicas y el archipiélago de la Reina Carlota está en alerta máxima por tsunami. Las autoridades han pedido a los habitantes de las poblaciones costeras que acudan a lugares elevados. Se prevén extensas
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Worker: Japan nuke crisis crew not told of danger
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:35:00 +0100.

The operator of a Japanese nuclear plant that went into a tsunami-triggered meltdown knew the risks from highly radioactive water at the site but sent in crews without adequate protection or warnings, a worker said in a legal complaint.
Japan tsunami aid spread far and wide
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:30:00 +0100.

TOKYO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Money appropriated to help areas devastated by last year's earthquake and tsunami in Japan is being allocated to other projects, audits show.
Japan’s tsunami funds were misspent, government audit finds
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 02:23:00 +0100.

Japan’s tsunami funds were misspent by the government on unrelated projects, from advertising the country’s new tallest building to whaling, an audit has found. The government-funded audit into the usage of the $150 billion relief fund crea
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (106), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (2), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),