M 5.1 in Mexico on 17 Feb 2018 21:30 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 5.1M
Depth: 20.78 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.6266 , -97.7892
Event Date: 17 Feb 2018 21:30 UTC
Exposed Population: 990000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 17 Feb 2018 21:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (MEX)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 630 | About casualties: 66 | Last hour: 0

Gobernador: Reconstruir Ciudad de México llevará seis años
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 00:11:00 +0100.

El jefe de Gobierno de la Ciudad de México , Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa, dijo este viernes que la reconstrucción de la capital tardará hasta seis años, al entregar un informe a cinco meses del terremoto de magnitud 7.1 del 19 de septiemb
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Second earthquake in days hits southern Mexico
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:42:00 +0100.

MEXICO CITY—The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 struck the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca Monday morning, frightening residents already shaken by a There were no immediate reports of casualtie
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4:49 Reconstruction of Mexico City because of Quake to Take Years
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:29:00 +0100.

19 de febrero de 2018, 16:49 Mexico, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The reconstruction of the damages received because of the path of the earthquake that lashed Mexico City on September 19, might take 6 entire years, said the head of the local gove
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La reconstrucción de la Ciudad de México tras terremoto tardará más de ...
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:29:00 +0100.

La reconstrucción de la Ciudad de México tras el terremoto del pasado 19 de septiembre, del que hoy se cumplen cinco meses, tardará unos 5 o 6 años , rebasando el periodo de trabajo de la actual Administración, informó el jefe de gobierno c
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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),