M 4.6 in Indonesia on 20 May 2017 18:10 UTC

Event 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: 56.46 Km
Lat/Lon: 0.034 , 126.6295
Event Date: 20 May 2017 18:10 UTC
Exposed Population: About 10000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 May 2017 18:36 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.8 (Indonesia)

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Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Facility: Record High Fatal Radiation Level ...
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:40:00 +0200.

Record high radiation levels that’s lethal even after brief exposure have been detected at a damaged reactor at the Fukushima power plant in Japan. Specialists also found a hole, likely caused by melted nuclear fuel. Radiation levels of up
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India plans tsunami warning system for South China Sea, as
Wed, 24 May 2017 17:39:00 +0200.

is trying to extend its influence over the disputed South China Sea by exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system for the region -- something that China has reportedly also been working on. India's system would
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India plans tsunami warning system for South China Sea, as
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:53:00 +0200.

India is trying to extend its influence over the disputed South China Sea by exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system for the region -- something that China has reportedly also been working on. India's system w
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India plans tsunami warning system for South China Sea, like China
Wed, 24 May 2017 16:41:00 +0200.

NEW DELHI: India is trying to extend its influence over the disputed South China Sea by exploring the possibility of setting up a tsunami early warning system for the region -- something that China has reportedly also been working on. India
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),