M 4.5 in Indian Ocean Triple Junction on 30 Jan 2017 22:13 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: km
Lat/Lon: -27.4728 , 65.5125
Event Date: 30 Jan 2017 22:13 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 Jan 2017 23:18 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 ()

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 310 | About casualties: 7 | Last hour: 0

Un robot consigue medir radiación extrema dentro de un reactor de FukushimaFri, 03 Feb 2017 21:20:00 +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, confirmó hoy a EFE una portavoz de la compañía. Este hecho dific
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‘Tsunami of non-communicable diseases is approaching’Fri, 03 Feb 2017 21:16:00 +0100. “A tsunami of non-communicable diseases (NCD) is about to hit us and it is imperative to prevent it from happening,” cautioned Prathap C. Reddy, cardiologist and founder of Apollo Hospitals. He was speaking at the inauguration of the third
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خبير سدود مائية: ملء "سد النهضة" يحدث "تسونامي" في أثيوبياFri, 03 Feb 2017 21:07:00 +0100. أكد الدكتور أحمد الشناوي، خبير السدود المائية، أن هضبة إثيوبيا بكاملها هى مساحة فوالق وزلازل نشطة، وأن أحدا لا يستطيع التنبوء بموعد حلول الكارثة، موضحا: "نحن غير واثقين مما عرضه الجانب الإثيوبي حول تصمميات سد النهضة وعوامل الأمان به". وأضا
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Extremely High Level of Radiation Detected inside Fukushima ReactorFri, 03 Feb 2017 20:55:00 +0100. TOKYO – The Fukushima nuclear plant operator has detected an extremely high level of radiation inside its No. 2 reactor, based on an analysis carried out by a robot, a company spokesperson told EFE on Friday. This will hamper the process of
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),