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M 4.8 in Southwest Indian Ridge on 31 Jan 2017 11:43 UTC
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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: 31 Jan 2017 11:43 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 31 Jan 2017 12:14 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10007wen (neicid)

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Texas and Southwest books: Trails, WASPs and a sharpshooting controversy
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 18:01:00 +0100   dallasnews (en)

Trammel's Trace was a smugglers' trail that became an immigration path into Spanish Texas in the early 1800s. "It was an historic corridor connecting travelers from Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, and Arkansas with the El Camino Real [also known as the Old San Antonio Road] at Nacogdoches," notes the author, Gary L.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (69), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (2),

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