M 5.6 in Chile on 08 Jan 2016 01:12 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 30.9 km
Lat/Lon: -30.6613 , -71.6762
Event Date: 08 Jan 2016 01:12 UTC
Exposed Population: 530000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 08 Jan 2016 01:24 UTC

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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes west of Hokkaido,Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:29:00 +0100. (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 quake struck in the ocean 75 km (47 miles) south of the town of Rishiri on the Japanese island of Hokkaido early on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It put the depth of the quake at 236 km, and o
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Magnitude 6.1 quake strikes west of Hokkaido, Japan - USGSMon, 11 Jan 2016 22:23:00 +0100. (Updates with assessment from Japan Meteorological Agency) Jan 11 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.1 quake struck in the ocean 75 km (47 miles) south of the town of Rishiri on the Japanese island of Hokkaido early on Tuesday morning, the U.S. Geol
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),