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M 5 on 24 Sep 2016 07:50 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: 5.0M
  • Depth: 16.52 Km
  • Event Date: 24 Sep 2016 07:50 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 24 Sep 2016 08:06 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10006s9l (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 707 | About casualties: 31 | Last hour: 0

Paz para Colombia
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:33:00 +0200   eluniverso (es)

El lunes 26 se firmó la paz en Colombia, que la ciudadanía de ese país debe aprobar en un referendo. Es un acontecimiento que hay que celebrar desde lo más hondo de la solidaridad, el respeto y la admiración al pueblo colombiano. Un conflicto que ha dejado a lo largo de más de 50 años cerca de siete millones de víctimas de diversos delitos.

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East Africa: Burundi Donates Food to Earthquake Survivors in Tanzania
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:21:00 +0200   allafrica (en)

Bukoba Burundi has donated 183 tonnes of food to victims of the September 10 earthquake in Kagera Region. The aid was handed over to Kagera Regional Commissioner Salum Kijuu by the Burundi minister for East African Community, Ms Leontine Nzeyimana, on Monday.

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EQC boss Ian Simpson resigns 4 hours ago
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:12:00 +0200   newstalkzb (en)

UPDATED 4.16PM The CEO of the Earthquake Commission is leaving at the end of the year. Ian Simpson has announced he'll be taking up a new role as CEO for GNS Science, who run GeoNet for quake records. He's been at head of the Earthquake Commission since September 2010, when the first quake shook Christchurch.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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