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M 5.2 in North Of Ascension Island on 14 May 2017 22:11 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: 5.2M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 14 May 2017 22:11 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 May 2017 22:30 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us10008sgl (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 200 | About casualties: 34 | Last hour: 0

Iran (Islamic Republic of): Iranian Red Crescent ends quake rescue operations in North Khorasan
Wed, 17 May 2017 17:45:00 +0200   reliefWeb (en)

Dr. Seyed Amir Mohsen Ziaee, President of the Iranian Red Crescent visited the earthquake affected areas in North Khorasan and said that Red Crescent was immediately on the scene in the first hours of the earthquake and provided relief assistance besides performing its rescue operation.

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Puppets not on a string in Northampton
Tue, 16 May 2017 11:30:00 +0200   harboroughmail (en)

You might think that for the puppeteer bring the novel War Horse to life on the stage, you might look for a smaller scale project for your next theatrical event. But having downed tools on the West End show, Toby Olie and Finn Caldwell, they took on Michael Morpugo’s Running Wild which comes to....

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Quake Kills 3 Civilians, Injures 220 Others in Northeastern Iran
Mon, 15 May 2017 04:59:00 +0200   farsnews-en (en)

The quake struck late Saturday, in the country’s North Khorasan province’s capital Bojnourd at a depth of eleven kilometers. Search and rescue teams, including Red Crescent relief workers, have been dispatched to the region and are currently attending to the injured and searching for survivors.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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