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Overall Orange Earthquake alert in Chile on 17 Apr 2012 03:50 UTC
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This earthquake can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Updated: this report is based on update number 3.

  • Earthquake magnitude 6.7M and depth 37km
  • on 17 Apr 2012 03:50 UTC
  • 1800000 people within 100km
  • inserted at 17 Apr 2012 05:06:26 UTC


The maximum Tsunami wave height is  0.1m in Concon, Chile. This height is estimated for 16 May 2012 05:18:00.


Known identifiers for this event: usc00095a2 (neicid)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (2), JRC (100), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (2), NEIC (4), WMO (2), USGS (2), NOAA (1),

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