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M 4.4 in Iran on 06 Jan 2013 15:24 UTC
GDACS Event Report - 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 3: (06 Jan 2013 21:00).

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.4M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 06 Jan 2013 15:24 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 740000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 06 Jan 2013 20:00 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 33 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Iran building software to control networking sites
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:46:00 +0100   news-yahoo (en)

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's police chief says the Islamic Republic is developing new software to control social networking sites.

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Retiran alerta de tsunami frente costa de Alaska
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:42:00 +0100   deutschewelle-es (es)

Las alertas de tsunami emitidas tras el el terremoto de magnitud 7,5 en la escala de Richter que sacudió a la costa del suroeste de Alaska han sido retiradas ante la ausencia de grandes olas.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (64), (2), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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