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M 4.5 in Chile on 28 Apr 2017 15:56 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: 23.63 Km
  • Event Date: 28 Apr 2017 15:56 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1362841 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 28 Apr 2017 17:24 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008llu (neicid)

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Articles: 526 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Adaptive capacity for social and environmental change The role of networks in Chile’s small-scale fisheries
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 23:35:00 +0200   avhandlingar (en)

Sammanfattning: World’s small-scale fisheries (SSF) face permanent and increasing external changes and shocks that challenge their viability and potential as an engine of human sustainable development. It is broadly assumed and expected that fishers and their communities have the capacity to adapt....

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Se cumplen 50 años de la primera teleserie chilena: la historia jamás contada de "Los días jóvenes"
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 16:57:00 +0200   t13 (es)

Eso sí, para algunos estudiosos e involucrados en el tema hay diversas versiones sobre cuál es la primera teleserie chilena. Ciertas voces hablaban de “El litre 4916” , emitida en 1965, pero sus emisiones eran semanales y, por lo tanto, su formato era de serie, mientras que otros decían que la....

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Cluster of tremors in central Chile unnerves locals
Sun, 30 Apr 2017 05:34:00 +0200   trust (en)

The area has been shaken by dozens of quakes over the last week. (Recasts, adds comments, background) By Rosalba O'Brien. SANTIAGO, April 28 (Reuters) - A cluster of tremors shook central Chile on Friday afternoon, leaving locals worried that a bigger earthquake may be imminent and prompting some early closures of schools and workplaces.

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