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M 5.6 in Indonesia on 15 Feb 2017 19:47 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: 5.6M
  • Depth: 20.28 Km
  • Event Date: 15 Feb 2017 19:47 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1998912 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Feb 2017 00:51 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us20008k1z (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 239 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Two earthquakes hit Indonesian province of Aceh back-to-back
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:10:00 +0100   ibtimes-sg (en)

Two strong earthquakes struck off the Indonesian province of Aceh on Thursday in an area that was devastated by a massive earthquake in December, destroying houses and causing a number of injuries. The United States Geological Survey (USGS) measured the quakes at magnitude 5.1 and 5.6.

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Al menos 9 heridos y 84 mil damnificados tras dos terremotos en Indonesia
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:52:00 +0100   rcnradio (es)

Al menos nueve personas resultaron heridas y 84.000 damnificadas tras dos terremotos de 5,5 y 5,1 grados de magnitud en la escala abierta de Richter en la región indonesia de Aceh, en el norte de la isla de Sumatra de Indonesia. Todos los heridos se encuentran hospitalizados, según declaró un....

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Al menos 9 heridos tras dos terremotos en la región indonesia de Aceh
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 06:42:00 +0100   es-noticias (es)

Bangkok, 16 feb (EFE).- Al menos nueve personas resultaron heridas al derrumbarse dos casas tras la sacudida anoche de dos terremotos de 5,5 y 5,1 grados de magnitud en la escala abierta de Richter en la región indonesia de Aceh, en el norte de la isla de Sumatra, informan hoy medios locales de comunicación.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (75), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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