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Mw 5.5 Earthquake, Green alert in Samoa on 07 Feb 2016 02:03 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.5M, Depth:10km
  • on 07 Feb 2016 02:03 UTC
  • Few people within 100km
  • inserted at 07 Feb 2016 02:36:01 UTC

References

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 343 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Back in the Day: Cyclone Ofa, the biggest in 100 years, ravages Samoa In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 04:42:00 +0100   tvnz (en)

In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage. In 1990 the cyclone struck the Pacific Island nation causing $200 million worth of damage. Source: ONE News.

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 (74), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6),

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