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M 5.8 in Southwest Of Africa on 14 Mar 2016 23:25 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: 5.8M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Mar 2016 23:25 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Mar 2016 23:45 UTC


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Articles: 400 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

Officials: F-1 tornado caused damage in southwest Ohio
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 12:27:00 +0100   daytondailynews (en)

Updated: 7:04 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | Posted: 7:04 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 The Associated Press. PHILLIPSBURG, Ohio — The National Weather Service confirms a tornado caused damage in a southwest Ohio village near Dayton. There were no immediate reports of injuries from Monday's tornado .

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (61), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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