M 6.4 in Northern Mariana Islands on 28 Aug 2018 22:35 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.4M
Depth: 59.9 Km
Lat/Lon: 16.7605 , 146.8723
Event Date: 28 Aug 2018 22:35 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 28 Aug 2018 22:56 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (MNP)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 44 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Man's leg amputated after being trapped under cement truck on Bali hol ...
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 13:10:00 +0200.

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: A Sydney man has survived a horror crash in Bali but lost his right leg after being trapped under a cement truck. Oliver Doussett, from Sydney’s Northern Beaches, had his leg amputated following a horrific crash whi
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Wayne Hay
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 12:06:00 +0200.

. "Wayne Hay has been covering the Asia/Pacific region since 2001, first with Television New Zealand before joining Al Jazeera English in 2006. In his role at Al Jazeera, he has travelled the region extensively, reporting on everything from
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Earthquake causes minor damage to a number of buildings in Khanaqin
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:16:00 +0200.

. SULAIMANI Minor damage occurred to a number of buildings in Khanaqin early on Saturday (September 1) after a quake hit the city, about 200 kilometers southeast of Sulaimani. The center of the quake was near the western Iranian city of Ke
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Tsunami mock exercise on September 4 to check Gujarat’s preparedness
Sat, 01 Sep 2018 11:04:00 +0200.

The exercise is aimed at identifying gaps with the help of pre-exercise and post-exercise evaluation process. (Photo: IANS) To check Gujarat’s preparedness in dealing with a tsunami that had once hit the state in 1945, a huge mock drill is
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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), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),