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M 4.6 in India on 18 Apr 2017 05:11 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: 4.6M
  • Depth: 42.7 Km
  • Event Date: 18 Apr 2017 05:11 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 316363 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 18 Apr 2017 06:00 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008ii5 (neicid)

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Uttarkashi will be first earthquake resilient district of India, NDMA begins wo...
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:16:00 +0200   HindustanTimes (en)

Uttarkashi will be the first earthquake resilient model district in the country and will be developed by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). NDMA has begun collecting data on types of buildings in Uttarkashi and other technical details. As many as 50 cities across that state have been....

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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 (4), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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