M 6.3 in Morocco on 25 Jan 2016 04:22 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 15 km
Lat/Lon: 35.73 , -3.74
Event Date: 25 Jan 2016 04:22 UTC
Exposed Population: 845457 people within 100km
Inserted at: 25 Jan 2016 09:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 228 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

What to do when a tsunami hits the Marlborough coastFri, 29 Jan 2016 00:38:00 +0100. A series of information sessions will be held in Marlborough to educate residents on what to do in the event of a tsunami. The sessions, organised by the Marlborough District Council, will cover what risk exists, what the signs of an impend
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Chile declares state of emergency after quakeFri, 29 Jan 2016 00:31:00 +0100. The Chilean government declared a state of emergency in a central region Thursday after a magnitude-8.3 earthquake killed 11 people and caused widespread disruption. President Michelle Bachelet declared the state of emergency for the region
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After 2011 tsunami, parish in Japan rebuilds ‘bigger, stronger’ churchThu, 28 Jan 2016 16:34:00 +0100. TRAGEDY revitalized the faith of Catholics in an area in Japan marred by a devastating tsunami five years ago. During the 51st International Eucharistic Congress yesterday, Keiichi Sugawara narrated his experience as a survivor of the March
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Disastro dello space shuttle Challenger: 30 anni fa l’esplosione in diretta ... Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:45:00 +0100. (Di giovedì 28 gennaio 2016) “Obviously a major malfunction”. Quando alle 11e39 del 28 gennaio 1986 la voce dal centro comando della Nasa commentò in modo asettico l’esplosione dello space shuttle Challenger , l’America attonita e stordita
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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),