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M 5.7 in United States on 27 Mar 2016 18:01 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: 5.7M
  • Depth: 19.8 Km
  • Event Date: 27 Mar 2016 18:01 UTC
  • Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 27 Mar 2016 20:18 UTC


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ECOSOC United Nations Economic and Social Counci : On First Anniversary of Sendai Framework Adoption, Deputy Secretary-General Says Disaster Risk Reduction Plays Key Role in Saving Lives, Leaving No One Behind
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:55:00 +0200   4-traders (en)

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson's remarks, as prepared for delivery, at an event marking the first anniversary of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and World Tsunami Awareness Day, in New York today: Today, we mark a year since the world adopted the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction.

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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), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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