M 5.6 in Carlsberg Ridge on 26 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: 5.6M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -2.671 , 67.9908
Event Date: 26 Mar 2016 03:24 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 26 Mar 2016 03:45 UTC

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Tsunami trash could reach NZ shoresWed, 30 Mar 2016 02:22:00 +0200. Millions of tonnes of debris from Japan's devastating tsunami nearly five years ago are continuing to carry sea life thousands of kilometres across the ocean - and scientists warn they could wash up on New Zealand shores. A magnitude nine e
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National › Up to 140,000 responders to be sent to Tokyo in event of giant q ... Wed, 30 Mar 2016 01:02:00 +0200. TOKYO. The government announced an emergency response plan Tuesday that will see up to 140,000 Self-Defense Forces personnel, firefighters and police offers from around Japan dispatched to the Tokyo metropolitan area in the event of a magni
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Der VereinTue, 29 Mar 2016 23:51:00 +0200. Bei aller Härte im Geschäft zeigt sich Heinz Hermann Thiele auch von einer menschlichen Seite: Vom Tsunami zu Weihnachten 2004 berührt, entschloss sich der Milliardär einen Verein zu gründen, im dem er seine sozialen Aktivitäten weltweit ko
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ONEMI Arica y Parinacota presentó actualización de protocolo ante tsunamisTue, 29 Mar 2016 21:07:00 +0200. 24/03/2016 | 17:00 | Arica y Parinacota. Durante esta jornada el Director Regional de ONEMI Arica y Parinacota encabezó una mesa técnica en las dependencias de la Dirección Regional a fin de presentar la versión actualizada del protocolo ON
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