M 5.9 in Chile on 22 Feb 2016 06:37 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.9M
Depth: 10.15 km
Lat/Lon: -30.4623 , -72.063
Event Date: 22 Feb 2016 06:37 UTC
Exposed Population: 390000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Feb 2016 07:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 05:07:00 +0100.

Tokio, 26 feb.- La operadora de la central nuclear nipona de Fukushima prevé contener las filtraciones de agua dentro de los edificios de los reactores dañados para 2020, lo que frenaría la acumulación de líquido radiactivo en la central, s
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Für mehr Transparenz in der Internationalen Atomenergie-Organisation s ...
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 04:57:00 +0100.

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How two schools used the Japanese tsunami to forge
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 02:31:00 +0100.

26.02.2016 - 01:36 Uhr How two schools used the Japanese tsunami to forge a special bond. After big waves and later a boat from Japan’s stricken coast washed up in Crescent City, Calif., a tie was forged.
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Fri, 26 Feb 2016 01:53:00 +0100.

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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),