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M 4.5 in Malta on 30 Oct 2016 09:27 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Oct 2016 09:27 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Oct 2016 10:00 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: 540879 (emscid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 242 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

4.5 earthquake registered 150 kilometres to the east of Malta
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 05:03:00 +0100   MaltaIndipendent (en)

4.5 earthquake registered 150 kilometres to the east of 4.5 earthquake registered 150 kilometres to the east of Malta. As more quakes are being felt in Italy after this morning'x big quake, a quake measuring 4.5 was registered at 9.27am 151 km east of Valletta and 147 km east of Marsaxlokk at a depth of 10km, specialised website EMSC has reported.

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Watch: Buildings collapse as new earthquake strikes central Italy - 4.7 magnitude tremor 151km east of Malta
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 11:49:00 +0100   timesofmalta (en)

A strong earthquake measuring 6.6 magnitude struck central Italy at 7.41am today, causing the collapse of more buildings in small cities and towns already shaken by tremors in the past two months. Six people were injured but there were no reports of fatalities. A magnitude 4.7 magnitude earthquake was also recorded at 10.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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