M 6.6 in Indonesia on 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 16 km
Lat/Lon: -1.6032 , 134.274
Event Date: 21 Apr 2012 01:16 UTC
Exposed Population: 188210 people within 100km
Inserted at: 21 Apr 2012 04:40 UTC

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Articles: 433 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Japan Earthquake: Honshu Struck By 5.5-Magnitude Quake
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 23:14:00 +0200.

A Japan earthquake struck a southeastern section of Honshu island Tuesday afternoon, rocking the region with a reported 5.5-magnitude shock.
Japan Earthquake: Honshu Struck By 5.5-Magnitude Quake
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 22:46:00 +0200.

A Japan earthquake struck a southeastern section of Honshu island Tuesday afternoon, rocking the region with a reported 5.5-magnitude shock.
Washington: NASA Tests GPS Monitoring System for Big U.S. Earthquakes
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 21:07:00 +0200.

The space-based technology that lets GPS-equipped motorists constantly update their precise location will undergo a major test of its ability to rapidly pinpoint the location and magnitude of strong earthquakes across the western United Sta
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Vordenker für eine neue europäische Energiepolitik
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 20:37:00 +0200.

Aachen. Ein bisschen wirkte Klaus Töpfer in der Kapelle des Bischöflichen Pius-Gymnasiums in Aachen wie ein Messias gegen die Pro-bleme Europas. Die Fahne der Europäischen Union zierte das hölzerne Rednerpult vor ihm, an der Wand hinter ihm
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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),