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M 4.5 in Venezuela on 16 Apr 2017 13:24 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: 4.5M
  • Depth: 15.44 Km
  • Event Date: 16 Apr 2017 13:24 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 16 Apr 2017 14:18 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008i48 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 99 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Ministro peruano afirma que el “niño costero” fue peor que un terremoto – El Universal (Venezuela)
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 16:10:00 +0200   contacto-latino (es)

El Universal (Venezuela) "Se activaron 1.500 kilómetros de emergencia simultánea. Ha sido peor que un terremoto porque en ese caso la ayuda va solo al epicentro. Acá hemos tenido muchas zonas que atender a la vez y destinar todo el capital humano del Estado", dijo Tamayo, … y más » Al enviar, Ud.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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