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Mw 6.3 Earthquake, White alert in Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge on 01 Jan 2016 02:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 6.3M, Depth:10km
  • on 01 Jan 2016 02:00 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 01 Jan 2016 02:21:01 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 165 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Photos: Earthquake hits southwestern B.C.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 01:58:00 +0100   vancouversun (en)

Being prepared will be the key to survival. The tectonic plates off the west coast are squeezing each other with tremendous force. When they break - which is a certainty - they will release a tremendous amount of force resulting in a massive earthquake and inevitable tsunami.

People and organisations:

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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: EMM (1), JRC (71), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (6), (1),

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