M 5.6 in Timor-Leste on 03 Mar 2016 08:34 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
Depth: 27.9 km
Lat/Lon: -9.4991 , 125.1765
Event Date: 03 Mar 2016 08:34 UTC
Exposed Population: 1081503 people within 100km
Inserted at: 03 Mar 2016 08:57 UTC

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Nashville Church of Scientology Commemorates World Civil Defense Day With S ... Mon, 07 Mar 2016 07:22:00 +0100. NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nashville Church of Scientology marked World Civil Defense Day March 1 by hosting a workshop where emergency management experts shared their skill and experience with those attending. Phot

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),