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M 5.2 in Northern Mid-Atlantic Ridge on 30 Jan 2017 13:37 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: 5.2M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 30 Jan 2017 13:37 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Jan 2017 13:59 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007w68 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 386 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Earthquake In Northern Orange County: Did You Feel It?
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:20:00 +0100   patch (en)

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA — A small earthquake rattled the city of Orange on Thursday morning. The USGS has reported a 1.9 magnitude earthquake 2.5 miles west of the city, near Anaheim and Garden Grove at just before 8:45 a.m. Did you feel it? Though earthquakes over 3.

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Authorities on mission to control and prevent northern haze
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:30:00 +0100   thainews (en)

BANGKOK, 2nd February 2017 (NNT) - Authorities are continuing work to control smog in northern Thailand and prevent it impacting on the public. Lt. Gen. Vijak Siribansob, Commander of Royal Thai Army Region 3 and chief of the regional operations center, tasked with the prevention of wildfires and....

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'Booms' in northern N.B. not an earthquake, seismologist says
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 21:06:00 +0100   CBC (en)

Power crews work to clear downed poles and lines on the Acadian Peninsula as part of the restoration effort after the ice storm. (NB Power/Twitter) Loud noises that many northern New Brunswickers reported hearing in recent days were not caused by an earthquake, a seismologist says..

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

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