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M 5.6 in Mozambique on 24 Jun 2017 02:37 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.6M
  • Depth: 24.44 Km
  • Event Date: 24 Jun 2017 02:37 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 1358939 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 24 Jun 2017 21:06 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009pf9 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 191 | About casualties: 56 | Last hour: 0

Powerful 5.8 Earthquake That Hit Zimbabwe from Mozambique: “It had intensity to move my bed”
Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:24:00 +0200   zimeye (en)

“This earthquake had intensity to move my bed” A powerful 5.8-magnitude coming from Mozambique hit many parts of Zimbabwe, from the coastal city of Beira, all the way to Harare, and stretching as far as South Eastern parts of Zimbabwe, Chimanimani, Mutare among others. The shallow earthquake occurred at about 4:40 a.

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Un séisme de magnitude 5,8 frappe le centre du Mozambique, pas de victimes
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 20:46:00 +0200 (fr)

Les autorités mozambicaines ont déclaré samedi à Maputo qu'un tremblement de terre de magnitude 5,8 avait frappé la région centrale du pays vers 4h30. Selon les autorités, l'épicentre se situait à 34 kilomètres du district de Dondo dans la province de Sofala et à une profondeur de 10 kilomètres.

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5.8 magnitude quake hits central Mozambique, no casualties
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:55:00 +0200   xinhuanet_en (en)

MAPUTO, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Mozambican authorities said on Saturday in Maputo that a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the central region of Mozambique around 4:30 in the morning. According to the authorities the epicenter was 34 kilometers from Dondo district in Sofala province and it was 10 kilometers deep.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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