M 4.9 in New Zealand on 30 Jan 2017 13:53 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: -44.1394 , 168.679
Event Date: 30 Jan 2017 13:53 UTC
Exposed Population: About 27344 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jan 2017 16:52 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 443 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Detectan nivel récord de radiación en reactor de planta de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:23:00 +0100. Un nivel de radiación récord se ha detectado en el interior del reactor número 2 en el dañado complejo nuclear de Fukushima Daiichi, con una lectura estimada de hasta 530 sievert por hora. Esta lectura significa que una persona podría inclu
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Detectan radiación extrema dentro de un reactor de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:21:00 +0100. Tokio (EFE).- La operadora de la planta nuclear de Fukushima ha estimado un nivel extremadamente alto de radiactividad dentro de su reactor 2 a partir de un análisis efectuado por un robot, confirmó hoy a EFE una portavoz de la compañía. Es
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Deadly radiation inside Fukushima reactorFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:15:00 +0100. This will hamper the process of dismantling its installations, according to Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). The operator estimates a radiation level of around 530 sieverts per hour inside the reactor's containment vessel and just bene
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Florbalistov SR preveria v Erde Belgičania a MaďariFri, 03 Feb 2017 13:04:00 +0100. Bratislava 3. februára (TASR) - Slovenskí florbaloví reprezentanti sa počas víkendu predstavia na medzinárodnom turnaji troch krajín v maďarskom Erde, kde ich čakajú dve prípravné stretnutie. Najskôr sa v sobotu stretnú s Belgičanmi (16.00)
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),