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Overall Green Earthquake alert in Indonesia on 17 Feb 2016 17:26 UTC
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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 6M, Depth:10km
  • on 17 Feb 2016 17:26 UTC
  • About 20203 people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Feb 2016 18:45:00 UTC

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Articles: 132 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Terremoti: forte scossa magnitudo 6.1 vicino Halmahera, Indonesia
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 23:37:00 +0100   zazoom (it)

(Di mercoledì 17 febbraio 2016) Poche ore fa, precisamente alle 18,26 (ora italiana), una forte scossa di magnitudo 6.1 è stata registrata al largo di Halmahera , in Indonesia . Il terremoto, secondo l’EMSC, ha avuto il suo epicentro ad est dell’isola, più dettagliatamente ad una distanza di 161....

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6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off Indonesia
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:42:00 +0100   channelnewsasia (en)

LONDON: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia at 1726 GMT on Wednesday (Feb 17), the U.S. Geological Survey reported. The epicentre of the earthquake was 178 kilometres east of Ternate in the Moluccas and about 41 kilometres deep, the USGS said.

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake strikes off Indonesia
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:38:00 +0100   GulfDailyNews (en)

London: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia at 1726 GMT on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey reported. The epicentre of the earthquake was 178km east of Ternate in the Moluccas and about 41km deep, the USGS said.

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