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M 4.8 in Western Indian-Antarctic Ridge on 30 Jan 2017 19:08 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: 4.8M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 30 Jan 2017 19:08 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 30 Jan 2017 23:20 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007w9r (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 281 | About casualties: 4 | Last hour: 0

Weather making for prime Western MT avalanche conditions
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 21:58:00 +0100   erietvnews (en)

Eric Clements - KPAX News MISSOULA -- Mother Nature is reminding us that winter isn't over yet after weeks of mild temperatures. While that fresh powder is surely inviting, skiers, snowshoers and just about everyone else excited to get out and play in the snow should be mindful as conditions have Western Montana avalanche warnings perking up again.

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Another Earthquake Shakes Western Colorado Towns
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 19:22:00 +0100   theepochtimes (en)

A recent 3.3 magnitude earthquake is the largest to hit a western Colorado county in a decade. The U.S. Geological Survey tells the Rifle Citizen Telegram ( ) that seven people reported the earthquake that shook Garfield County towns on Monday afternoon.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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