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M 4.5 in United States on 30 Nov 2016 18:57 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 98.2 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Nov 2016 18:57 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 514 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Nov 2016 19:10 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: ak14503395 (alaska ecid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 380 | About casualties: 33 | Last hour: 0

Increased Hurricane Risk To Northeast United States
Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:12:00 +0100   eurasiareview (en)

Over the past 450 years, hurricanes have gradually moved northwards from the western Caribbean towards northern North America, according to the research funded through the HURRICANE project, led by the UK’s Durham University. The project team suggest that this change in hurricane trajectories has....

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United States and Canada: Celebrating 25 Years of Cleaner Air
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 03:36:00 +0100   dipnote (en)

Air pollution is one of the world’s leading threats to human health, and it respects no boundaries. Over 25 years ago the United States and Canada realized we had a shared acid rain problem that required a shared problem-solving strategy. Together, we developed the United States-Canada Air Quality....

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United Nations apologizes for Haiti cholera spread
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 23:26:00 +0100   CBSnews (en)

UNITED NATIONS -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon apologized Thursday for the U.N. not doing enough to contain the spread of a cholera outbreak in Haiti , but he stopped short of apologizing for bringing the disease to the Caribbean nation. Ban made his remarks in a speech announcing the U.N.

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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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