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M 7.1 in Mexico on 19 Sep 2017 18:14 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

Summary

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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 7.1M
  • Depth: 51.01 Km
  • Event Date: 19 Sep 2017 18:14 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 7990000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 19 Sep 2017 18:33 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

Overview

(Created: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 06:38:00 +02:00)

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References

Known identifiers for this event: gfz2017skgl (geofonid) us2000ar20 (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 2040 | About casualties: 89 | Last hour: 0

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:08:00 +0200   edmontonsun (en)

A rescue worker uses a jackhammer to break up concrete at the site of an office building felled by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the search for people who are believed to be trapped inside at the corner of Alvaro Obregon and Yucatan streets in Mexico City on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

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Earthquake strikes Oaxaca, Mexico 2 HRS A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rattling a country still
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:07:00 +0200   click2houston (en)

Rafael S. Fabres/Getty Images Another quake has hit Mexico after a powerful earthquake struck Mexico City Tuesday. (CNN) - A 6.1 magnitude earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey said, rattling a country still coming to grips with the devastation from two other major temblors earlier this month.

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Latest Mexico quake spreads alarm, rescue efforts suspended
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 18:06:00 +0200   GulfDailyNews (en)

Mexico City: A magnitude 6.2 earthquake shook southern Mexico on Saturday and spread alarm in the capital, where rescuers temporarily suspended a search for survivors of a bigger tremor earlier this week out of fear of further building collapses. The United States Geological Survey said the new....

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

USGS estimates the number of casualties for each earthquake for the Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) product. The graph shows the current fatalities estimate.

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (60), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (6), INFORM (2),

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