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M 5.4 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on 09 Mar 2016 15:50 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: 5.4M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 09 Mar 2016 15:50 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 09 Mar 2016 17:03 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 253 | About casualties: 56 | Last hour: 0

Widespread flooding in Southern states claims lives, racks up damage
Sun, 13 Mar 2016 03:33:00 +0100   triblive (en)

Updated 7 minutes ago HATTIESBURG, Miss. — As the Leaf River rose north of Hattiesburg, Miss., 26-year-old Rebecca Bruce and her fiance grabbed what they could and left the shed where they live. The water was more than 2 feet deep indoors when they left, she said. “We lost everything,” Bruce said Saturday.

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Unfriended? Japanese ill-feeling toward China hits high of 83 per cent amid South China Sea tensions
Sun, 13 Mar 2016 00:53:00 +0100   scmp (en)

The percentage of Japanese who do not feel friendly toward China marked a record high of 83.2 per cent, a government survey showed Saturday, amid China’s assertive moves in the East and South China seas. Despite a recent thaw in bilateral relations between Japan and China, the result marked a slight deterioration in sentiment.

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Live updates: Flooding in southeast Louisiana
Sat, 12 Mar 2016 05:14:00 +0100   nola (en)

• 10:15 a.m. -- Several roads have washed out on the north shore. Here's a list of places to avoid from the Louisiana State Police: Northshore Roadway Conditions — LA State Police (@LAStatePolice) March 11, 2016 More washed out roads. This from Pine, LA. from • 10 a.m. -- Gov.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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