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Mw 5.9 Earthquake, Green alert in Argentina on 29 Nov 2015 18:52 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 5.9M, Depth:9.63km
  • on 29 Nov 2015 18:52 UTC
  • 448585 people within 100km
  • inserted at 29 Nov 2015 19:18:01 UTC


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Argentina earthquake: Tremor hits Jujuy and Salta near San Salvador
Sun, 29 Nov 2015 20:54:00 +0100   bnonews (en)

The earthquake struck at 3:52 p.m. local time and was centered about 9 kilometers west of Yuto, or 91 kilometers northeast of San Salvador de Jujuy. It struck about 10 kilometers deep, making it a shallow earthquake, according to seismologists. Residents in the region reported feeling the....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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