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M 5.5 in Colombia on 12 Jan 2017 16:06 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: 5.5M
  • Depth: 3.26 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Jan 2017 16:06 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 45733 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 Jan 2017 16:27 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007svx (neicid)

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Secretary-General Appoints Tania Patriota of Brazil Deputy Special Representative for Colombia
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:50:00 +0100   un-org (en)

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of Tania Patriota of Brazil as his Deputy Special Representative for Colombia and Deputy Head of the United Nations Mission in Colombia. Ms. Patriota brings to this position more than 20 years of experience with the....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (63), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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