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M 4.6 in South Of Fiji Islands on 14 Jan 2018 00:54 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: 480.55 Km
  • Event Date: 14 Jan 2018 00:54 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 14 Jan 2018 01:17 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000cjeb (neicid)

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Articles: 932 | About casualties: 82 | Last hour: 0

Daughter of Topeka surgeon shares photo on Facebook, cherishing South Sudanese heritage
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:50:00 +0100   cjonline (en)

The daughter of a Topeka surgeon celebrated her family’s South Sudanese heritage in a widely shared Facebook post critiquing comments President Donald Trump reportedly made about African countries. Atima Lui, a Topeka native who now lives in New York City, posted a photo Sunday of her father, Nason....

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Peru: 6.9 Earthquake Magnitude Hit South West Peru
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:32:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

On January 14, 2018 at 4:18AM local time, an earthquake 6.9 magnitude hit south west Peru. The epicenter was located 56 km from the coast of Arequipa. Moderate damage and power outage has been reported in some areas of the Departments of Arequipa, Ayacucho and Ica.

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2 dead, 65 injured after magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits southern Peru
Sun, 14 Jan 2018 17:30:00 +0100   dailysabah (en)

A 7.3 magnitude earthquake shook southern Peru on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring 65 others, the South American country's civil defense agency said. The USGS says that the temblor struck 42 kilometers (26 miles) south-southwest of Acari at 0918 GMT (4:18 a.m. EST) on Sunday at a depth of 12.

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