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Mw 5.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Volcano Islands, Japan Region on 21 Feb 2016 21:26 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 5.6M, Depth:29.51km
  • on 21 Feb 2016 21:26 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 21 Feb 2016 22:06:01 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 233 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

North Korea Nuclear Tests Could Agitate Volcano
Sun, 21 Feb 2016 21:10:00 +0100   ibtimes (en)

North Korea's nuclear efforts could have unexpected consequences — namely a volcanic eruption — experts have warned, via the Yonhap News Agency Wednesday. The North Korean tests could trigger an eruption at Mount Baekdu, a volcano located near the site, warned a team led by Hong Tae-kyung, a....

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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 (68), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1),

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