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M 6 in India on 14 Mar 2017 02:51 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: 6.0M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Mar 2017 02:51 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Mar 2017 03:12 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us100088sf (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 296 | About casualties: 8 | Last hour: 0

Strong hits India's Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:38:00 +0100   xinhuanet_en (en)

NEW DELHI, March 14 (Xinhua) -- A 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Tuesday, a senior official said. However, there have been no reports of any casualty or damage to properties, he said. "The quake occurred at a point of 6.4 degrees north latitude and 92.2 degrees east longitude in Nicobar Islands.

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Two Nepalis die, one missing in India avalanche
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 07:26:00 +0100   ekantipur (en)

Mar 14, 2017- Two Nepalis have died and one other is still missing in an avalanche at Budi in Pithauragadh, India on Saturday. Due to the remoteness of the place of the incident the news of their death came into light few days later. The deceased Nepalis have been identified as Suresh Kunwar, 22, of....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (67), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (4), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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