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M 4.8 on 31 May 2016 13:38 UTC
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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: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 31 May 2016 13:38 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 31 May 2016 14:24 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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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (69), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (2),

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