M 5.4 in Oman on 31 Oct 2016 16:02 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.5M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 20.8956 , 61.6477
Event Date: 31 Oct 2016 16:02 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 31 Oct 2016 16:24 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 234 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

كاتبة مسلمة باسم مسيحي..»أريد الكتابة إلى أن أموت»Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:54:00 +0100. من هي المؤلفة الإندونيسية البارزة ليندا كريستانتي؟ كريستينا شوت. تعتبر ليندا كريستانتي إحدى أبرز الكُتاب في وطنها. في عام 1989 فازت كأصغر كاتبة بجائزة مسابقة القصة القصيرة السنوية «كومباس»، وهي جائزة أكبر صحيفة في إندونيسيا. وفي عام 2013 حص
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Elimu kuhusu Tsunami ni muhimu ili kupunguza athari- BanFri, 04 Nov 2016 15:47:00 +0100. Kuelekea siku ya kimataifa ya kuhamasisha dunia kuhusu athari za Tsunami kesho Jumamosi, Katibu mkuu wa Umoja wa Mataifa Ban Ki-moon amesema katika maadhimisho haya ya kwanza kabisa kufanyika, ni vyema kuweka mifumo ya kutoa onyo mapema ili
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World: 400 years of data show tsunami threat ever-present across the worldFri, 04 Nov 2016 15:42:00 +0100. 04 November 2016, GENEVA/NEW DELHI – The UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Disaster Risk Reduction, Mr. Robert Glasser, today warned against complacency in the face of the global tsunami threat which is often forgotten in pa
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This little-known Google Street View feature lets you travel back in time - ... Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:32:00 +0100. Want to see what your street looked like back in the day? There's a clever little trick on Google Street View that'll let you find out. Google Street View has been good for so many things: checking a potential neighbourhood, planning a hol
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),