M 6.8 in United States on 24 Jan 2016 10:30 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 123.4 Km
Lat/Lon: 59.6047 , -153.3405
Event Date: 24 Jan 2016 10:30 UTC
Exposed Population: About 3912 people within 100km
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2016 11:24 UTC
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 134 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Algérie Algérie : comment les généraux ont écarté Chadli et plongé le pays ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:39:00 +0100. Costume sombre, assis les jambes croisées sur un canapé beige, Chadli Bendjedid tend une chemise cartonnée au président du Conseil constitutionnel qui, les mains tremblantes, peine à cacher son malaise. À l’intérieur de la chemise, sa lettr
Serie de trei cutremure. Unul, de suprafață, aproape de Mangalia, în Marea ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:27:00 +0100. Primul a fost înregistrat la ora 21.40, în Vrancea și a avut magnitudinea de 3.1 grade. Cel de-al doilea la ora 23.02, cu aceeași magnitudine, tot în Vrancea. Al treilea cutremur, de 3.5 grade, a fost înregistrat în largul Mării Negre, la ș
‘Really Big One’ article puts NW earthquake risk on White House agendaThu, 28 Jan 2016 09:26:00 +0100. For decades, geologists, emergency managers and media in the Pacific Northwest have been warning that the region will someday be slammed by a megaquake and tsunami that could be the country’s worst natural disaster. But it took an East Coas
Reihe "ZDF-History" setzte beim Homo heidelbergensis an "Die Apokalypse der ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:12:00 +0100. Von Heribert Vogt. Mit dem rätselhaften Verschwinden einer ganzen Menschenart beschäftigte sich nun eine Ausgabe der TV-Reihe "ZDF-History" unter dem Titel "Die Apokalypse der Neandertaler" . Ging diese Spezies, die 300.000 Jahre lang Europ

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (117), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),