M 4.7 in Costa Rica on 30 Jan 2017 16:20 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.8049 , -86.4049
Event Date: 30 Jan 2017 16:20 UTC
Exposed Population: 188890 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jan 2017 18:22 UTC
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Latest media headlines

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Radiation at Fukushima plant hits 5-year high The Japanese nuclear plant has recorded the highest radiation level since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The findings are likely to delay attempts to dismantle the plant and will likely increase decommissioning costs.Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:10:00 +0100. Radiation levels inside Fukushima's No. 2 reactor were recently estimated at 530 sieverts per hour at one spot, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) said on Friday, adding to other problems at the plant. The company analyzed images taken by a camera attac...
Un robot mide radiación extrema dentro de un reactor de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 15:48:00 +0100. 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, ha confirmado a Efe una portavoz de la compañía. Este hecho dificultará el...
Robot logra medir radiación extrema en reactor de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 15:33:00 +0100. 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 reealizado por un robot Este hecho dificultará el proceso de desmantelamiento de sus instalaciones...
Un robot consigue medir radiación extrema dentro de un reactor de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0100. TOKIO | 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. Este hecho dificul...

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (38), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),