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Mw 6.8 Earthquake, Green alert in United States on 24 Jan 2016 10:30 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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:123.4km
  • on 24 Jan 2016 10:30 UTC
  • About 3912 people within 100km
  • inserted at 24 Jan 2016 11:24:00 UTC


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Known identifiers for this event: gfz2016bqvj (geofonid)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (132), (3), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (2), USGS (6), NOAA (1),

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