M 6.2 in United States on 22 Aug 2018 09:31 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.2M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 43.6449 , -127.6031
Event Date: 22 Aug 2018 09:31 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Aug 2018 09:50 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (United States)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 210 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Kerala, After The Floods: Denying aid to disaster-struck state is crue ...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 08:52:00 +0200.

There is controversy over whether or not India should accept foreign aid during a disaster. There is even confusion about what the official policy is and if it is an important enough issue to be examined, so let’s have a look at it. The Ker
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2 dead, 241 injured in 6-magnitude earthquake in western Iran – offici ...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 08:02:00 +0200.

Locator map of Iran. TEHRAN, Iran – Two people were killed and more than 200 injured in a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, August 26, officials told local media. The shallow qu
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Point de l'actualité à 03H00 GMT
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 05:45:00 +0200.

Voici notre rubrique "Point de l'actualité" à 03H00 GMT: Le sénateur américain John McCain décède à l'âge de 81 ans. WASHINGTON -- Le sénateur américain John McCain, candidat à deux reprises à la présidence des Etats-Unis, est décédé samedi
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Choose right site for power plant: Letter 3:27 p.m. UTC Aug 26, 2018
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 05:32:00 +0200.

We all know to Guam is long and narrow. We all know inhabitants are mostly situated on shores around the island, with central areas with more inhabitants. Complaints about pollution, exhaust gases in the vicinity of Guam Regional Medical Ci
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (109), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),