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Mw 4.8 Earthquake, Green alert on 31 May 2016 13:38 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.8M, Depth:10km
  • on 31 May 2016 13:38 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 31 May 2016 14:24:00 UTC

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Articles: 916 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

20,000 people will participate in 'doomsday' drill to practice readiness for mega-quake
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 13:07:00 +0200   dailymail (en)

The June 7-10 exercise called Cascadia Rising is named after the Cascadia Subduction Zone, a 600-mile-long fault just off the coast that runs from Northern California to British Columbia. 'This is the largest exercise ever for a Cascadia break,' said Lt Col Clayton Braun of the Washington State National Guard.

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‘Tsunami like’ wave kills new bride
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 13:05:00 +0200   dailytelegraph (en)

THE body of Perth woman Lestari Williams was last night returned to her grieving husband and family after the couple’s Bali honeymoon ended in tragedy when a freak wave dragged them into the ocean. Brad Williams, with his wife Lestari, and a group of people were dragged into the ocean on the....

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Indonesia: AHA Centre Flash Update: 6.5M Earthquake, West Sumatra, Indonesia, 04 June 2016
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 13:01:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

West Sumatra, Indonesia - A 6.5M earthquake hit last 02 June at 5:56am (UTC + 7) with epicenter 72 km deep and located 79 km off the coast of Southwestern South Coast West Sumatra or 115 km Northwest Muko-Muko Bengkulu. No tsunami warning was issued and none occurred.

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