M 6.3 in United States on 23 Aug 2018 03:35 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.3M
Depth: 43.91 Km
Lat/Lon: 51.5106 , -177.881
Event Date: 23 Aug 2018 03:35 UTC
Exposed Population: About 200 people within 100km
Inserted at: 23 Aug 2018 03:48 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 2.2 (United States)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 67 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

While you were sleeping: 5 still critical after Bulgarian bus crash th ...
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 14:43:00 +0200.

Top stories from around the world: 5 still critical after Bulgarian bus crash: Five people still have life-threatening injuries Sunday, a day after their tourist bus flipped over on a Bulgarian highway, killing at least 16 people and leavin
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DFA checking if Filipinos among those affected by Iran quake
Sun, 26 Aug 2018 10:20:00 +0200.

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines' Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it is checking whether any Filipinos were among those affected by the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday,
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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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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),