M 6 in Antigua and Barbuda on 19 Mar 2016 11:26 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.0M
Depth: 32 km
Lat/Lon: 17.9908 , -60.6998
Event Date: 19 Mar 2016 11:26 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 19 Mar 2016 12:45 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 276 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

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Boat bow, possibly from tsunami-hit Tohoku, reaches Oregon beachWed, 23 Mar 2016 08:37:00 +0100. PORTLAND, ORGAN – Algae and an oyster are among the clues Oregon biologists believe may link the vestiges of a sea-ravaged boat that washed up on a state beach Tuesday to the devastating 2011 tsunami in Japan. Five years after Japan’s magni
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Quake response plan would see 140,000 SDF, police, firefighters converge on ... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:37:00 +0100. The government will dispatch up to 140,000 Self-Defense Forces personnel, police officers and firefighters from across Japan to the Tokyo metropolitan area in the event of a magnitude-7 earthquake occurring directly beneath the area, the dr
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سياحة الرعب النووي في فوكوشيماWed, 23 Mar 2016 08:28:00 +0100. نامي ـ اليابان-أ ف ب: تجذب مدينة فوكوشيما الساحلية اليابانية عددا كبيرا من الزوار الراغبين في معاينة موقع الكارثة النووية التي حلت بالمنطقة قبل خمس سنوات وتفقد الأضرار الهائلة التي خلفها الزلزال والتسونامي في محيط المحطة المنكوبة. ويقول شين
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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), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),