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M 4.8 in Algeria on 31 May 2016 17:35 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: 13.21 Km
  • Event Date: 31 May 2016 17:35 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 8326178 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 31 May 2016 19:09 UTC


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Articles: 477 | About casualties: 14 | Last hour: 0

Algeria: 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Injures 28 People In Medea
Tue, 31 May 2016 05:47:00 +0200   bernama (en)

ALGIERS, May 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-AFRICANEWS) -- At least 28 people were injured, including three who were left in a serious condition following a 5.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Algeria's province of Medea. Algeria's press agency said the three suffered from fractures of the lower limbs and were evacuated to Mohamed Boudiaf hospital in Medea.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (72), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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