M 4.8 in Iran on 30 May 2012 06:55 UTC

Event summary

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

Updated: this report is based on update number 1: (30 May 2012 07:35).

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 10 km
Lat/Lon: 28.59 , 52.32
Event Date: 30 May 2012 06:55 UTC
Exposed Population: 500000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 30 May 2012 07:35 UTC

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Slovenia Oil and Gas Report Q4 2011 - new market research report publishedThu, 07 Jun 2012 08:54:00 +0200. (PR-inside.com) Despite Slovenias relative lack of prominence in the global oil and gas industry, the latest Slovenia Oil & Gas Report comes at a time when the countrys tight gas potential is increasingly being recognised by explorers. Slov
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Slovakia Oil and Gas Report Q4 2011 - new market research report publishedThu, 07 Jun 2012 08:54:00 +0200. (PR-inside.com) This latest Slovakia Oil & Gas Report sees the country remaining a minor oil producer over the coming years, while adding modestly to oil demand. Slovakian oil production should rise slightly from 4,270 barrels per day (b/d)
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Huge Japan tsunami dock washes up on US beachThu, 07 Jun 2012 08:44:00 +0200. A huge floating dock cast adrift by Japan's killer tsunami has washed up on an Oregon beach, believed to be the biggest pieces of flotsam to make landfall on the US West Coast so far.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (35), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),