M 6.7 in Chile on 17 Apr 2012 03:50 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.7M
Depth: 37 km
Lat/Lon: -32.7006 , -71.4839
Event Date: 17 Apr 2012 03:50 UTC
Exposed Population: 1850000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Feb 2017 13:10 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 566 | About casualties: 9 | Last hour: 0

Erdbeben erschüttert Papua-Region in IndonesienSat, 21 Apr 2012 03:59:00 +0200. Jakarta (dpa) - Ein schweres Erdbeben hat die Papua-Region im indonesischen Teil der Insel Neuguinea erschüttert. Wie die geophysikalische Behörde des Landes mitteilte, erreichten die Erdstöße eine ...
USGS: Magnitude-6.1 quake strikes off Indonesia's SumatraSat, 21 Apr 2012 03:55:00 +0200. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued.
Tsunami en ArucasSat, 21 Apr 2012 03:53:00 +0200. El Juzgado logra, tras una década de denuncias, 'dar' con el responsable de un gigantesco vertedero ilegal
No tsunami alert after 6.1 Indonesian quakeSat, 21 Apr 2012 03:47:00 +0200. Last Updated: Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:26:00 +1000 A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Sumatra island. The US Geological Survey says no tsunami warning has been issued The quake struck at 5:14 am local time at a depth of
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (105), (4), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (3), WMO (3), USGS (2), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),