M 5.2 in Drake Passage on 10 Mar 2016 03:24 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.2M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -57.4912 , -66.4049
Event Date: 10 Mar 2016 03:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 10 Mar 2016 03:42 UTC

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Latest media headlines

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تطبيق هاتفي للتحذير من التسوناميMon, 14 Mar 2016 02:01:00 +0100. طورت مجموعة من العلماء تطبيقا جديدا للهواتف المحمولة يهدف إلى تحذير مستخدمي الهواتف من الزلازل وموجات المد العاتية (تسونامي) بالاستفادة من تكنولوجيا مستخدمة في الهواتف ومن انتشارها الواسع. وعندما يحدث الزلزال يصبح لكل ثانية تمر أهميتها. وكا
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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),