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M 4.8 in United States on 12 May 2017 22:53 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: 4.8M
  • Depth: 4.36 Km
  • Event Date: 12 May 2017 22:53 UTC
  • Exposed Population: Few people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 12 May 2017 23:21 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008s1v (neicid)

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Articles: 146 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

United States of America: Haitian activists urge U.S. not to deport quake refugees
Thu, 11 May 2017 05:25:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

by Sebastien Malo | @SebastienMalo | Thomson Reuters Foundation Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:58 GMT. U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Secretary John Kelly must decide by May 23 whether to prolong Haiti's Temporary Protected Status. By Sebastien Malo. NEW YORK, May 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists on Wednesday urged U.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (63), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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