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Overall Green Earthquake alert on 16 Feb 2016 23:48 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 6M, Depth:10km
  • on 16 Feb 2016 23:48 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Feb 2016 15:51:01 UTC


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Articles: 311 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Minor earthquake rattles Kitsap Peninsula
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 22:30:00 +0100   seattletimes (en)

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a minor earthquake rattled parts of the Kitsap Peninsula. The 3.4-magnitude tremor struck about eight miles west of Bremerton at 9:30 Saturday morning. residents from nearby towns, including Seabeck and Silverdale, felt the shaking. There were no immediate reports of damage.

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World: Ante el aumento de muertes infantiles en el mar, la OIM y organismos asociados de las Naciones Unidas instan a una mayor protección para migrantes y refugiados
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 21:21:00 +0100   reliefWeb (es)

Posted 02/19/16. Region-Country Europe es / Suiza. Suiza - En promedio, dos niños se han ahogado diariamente desde septiembre de 2015 en la travesía que intentan realizar junto a su familia a través del Mediterráneo oriental, y el número de muertes infantiles es cada vez mayor, según informaron la OIM, el ACNUR y el UNICEF.

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Un sismo de magnitud 5,5 sacude Perú
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 21:20:00 +0100   nuevaya (es)

Un sismo de magnitud 5,5 se ha registrado en la noche de este viernes (hora local) en la región de Arequipa, al sur de Perú, según informa el Instituto Geofísico del Perú. El temblor se ha registrado a una profundidad de 8 kilómetros. El epicentro del terremoto se localizó a 10 kilómetros del distrito de Maca, en la provincia peruana de Caylloma.

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