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M 4.6 in El Salvador on 14 May 2017 04:29 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: 44.74 Km
  • Event Date: 14 May 2017 04:29 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 524679 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 May 2017 04:51 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008sau (neicid)

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New book could be the perfect answer to relationship and parenting woes
Thu, 18 May 2017 03:00:00 +0200   irishexaminer (en)

Congratulations! You and your beloved are having a baby. You are overjoyed, excited, thrilled, nesting, planning. And under no illusions you know babies are hard work. Your relationship is solid, you’re both ready to roll up your sleeves, share the responsibility, get stuck in. Creating a baby will make you two love each other even more.

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C-LM muestra su preocupación tras un terremoto a 38 kilómetros de los terrenos del ATC
Wed, 17 May 2017 22:38:00 +0200   europapress (es)

TOLEDO, 17 May. (EUROPA PRESS) - El Gobierno de Castilla-La Mancha ha mostrado este miércoles su preocupación tras el terremoto de 2,3 grados Richter registrado por el Instituto Geográfico Nacional en la localidad conquense de Hontanaya, a escasos 28 kilómetros de los terrenos donde el Gobierno....

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Counsel argues proposed legislation racist
Wed, 17 May 2017 22:11:00 +0200   island (en)

To allow displaced of NE to vote May 17, 2017, 10:33 pm By Chitra Weerarathne The proposed Bill to Register Internally Displaced persons of the North and East to entitle them to vote was a racist piece of legislation. That referred only to people displaced by terrorism and not by tsunami or any other natural disaster.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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