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M 4.6 in Chile on 30 Sep 2015 18:21 UTC
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.6M
  • Depth: 27.52 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Sep 2015 18:21 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 526150 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Sep 2015 18:45 UTC


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Articles: 222 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Sismo se registra en Arequipa y percibe en el norte de Chile
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 18:05:00 +0200   t13 (es)

. El epicentro del temblor 5 Richter fue a 93 kilómetros al oeste de la ciudad peruana de Arequipa y tuvo una profundidad de 86 kilómetros. El Centro Sismológico Nacional alertó sobre un sismo de 5,4 (preliminar) que se habría sentido en el norte de Chile.

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Chile rattled by two earthquakes
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 11:57:00 +0200   digitaljournal (en)

By AFP 14 hours ago in World Two earthquakes, magnitude 6.0 and 6.1, hit northern and southern Chile Saturday, but caused no known injuries or significant damage, the government's National Emergency Office (ONEMI) said. A series of smaller quakes also shook parts of the South American country Saturday.

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Más de 20 ciudades al sur de Chile sintieron sismo de 6.1
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 05:36:00 +0200   telesurtv (es)

Un sismo de 6,1 grados de magnitud afectó este sábado a más 20 ciudades en el sur de Chile, sin que se informara de daños personales y materiales. El Centro Sismológico Nacional de la Universidad de Chile señaló que el fenómeno telúrico se sintió a las 03:03 horas con epicentro a 10 kilómetros al....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (72), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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