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M 5.7 in Mexico on 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 5.7M
  • Depth: 54.48 Km
  • Event Date: 08 Sep 2017 05:01 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 520000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 08 Sep 2017 13:09 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us2000ahv7 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 3355 | About casualties: 392 | Last hour: 0

Mexico rushes aid to millions after powerful quake; death toll at 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:53:00 +0200   trust (en)

The quake was the most powerful to hit Mexico in over eight decades. (Adds details on Juchitan, aftershocks, Pemex refinery still shuttered) JUCHITAN, Mexico, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and [[killed]] 96 others,....

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Mexico quake: Death toll hits 96
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:24:00 +0200   sunnewsonline (en)

A powerful earthquake that struck Mexico last week has left some 2.5 million people in need of aid and [[killed]] 96 others, authorities said yesterday, as officials rushed to get food and water to afflicted communities in the poor south. President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday declared three days of....

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Mexico rescinds Texas aid offer after huge quake
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 04:05:00 +0200   news-yahoo (en)

Mexico has withdrawn its offer to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas due to demands on its emergency services from a massive earthquake that struck late last week, the foreign ministry said in a statement on Monday.

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (75), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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