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M 5 in Mexico on 12 Jan 2017 10:26 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: Km
  • Event Date: 12 Jan 2017 10:26 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1195263 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Jan 2017 10:46 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007suf (neicid)

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New avalanche center in northern New Mexico forms
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:48:00 +0100   washtimes (en)

TAOS, N.M. (AP) - A new avalanche center in northern New Mexico hopes to aid the state with avalanche warnings in the region. KOB-TV in Albuquerque reports ( ) the new Taos Avalanche Center is joining forces with the U.S. Forest Service and National Weather Service to issue avalanche warnings in the state for the first time.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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