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M 4.7 in Chile on 12 Jan 2017 19:23 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
  • Depth: 23.8 Km
  • Event Date: 12 Jan 2017 19:23 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 618449 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2017 00:40 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us10007sxd (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 136 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Chile city in state of emergency over wildfires
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 06:46:00 +0100   tribune (en)

Local residents live in tents while they work to rebuild after the damage caused by the January 2 forest fire in Puertas Negras, Valparaiso, Chile. PHOTO: AFP. SANTIAGO: Chile on Saturday declared a local state of emergency over wildfires plaguing the landmark tourist-draw city of Valparaiso.

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eNCA | Chile declares local state of emergency over wildfires
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 04:01:00 +0100   enca (en)

Chile declares local state of emergency over wildfires. Wildfires threatening two of Chile's largest coastal cities prompted authorities to order a local state of emegency. Hundreds of hectares had been burned by brush fires in the Valparaiso. Photo: EPA / LUCAS GALVEZ.

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AFP: Chile city in state of emergency over wildfires
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 23:48:00 +0100   focus-news-en (en)

Santiago. Chile on Saturday declared a local state of emergency over wildfires plaguing the landmark tourist-draw city of Valparaiso, AFP announced. The hilly Pacific city, part of which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has been put under military authority to coordinate firefighting and government asset deployment efforts.

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Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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