M 4.5 in Turkey on 20 Mar 2017 14:39 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
Depth: 7.44 Km
Lat/Lon: 38.5775 , 39.7759
Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 14:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 2119998 people within 100km
Inserted at: 20 Mar 2017 16:09 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 242 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

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Earthquake shakes eastern TurkeyFri, 24 Mar 2017 11:37:00 +0100. Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 24. By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend: A 4.1-magnitude earthquake hit the Erzurum province in eastern Turkey, according to the country’s Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency. Tremors were registered in the Horasan di
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Nueva temporada de Teatro a Mil llega con seis estrenosFri, 24 Mar 2017 10:18:00 +0100. Desde 2011, el ciclo “Teatro Hoy”, presentado y organizado por la Fundación Teatro a Mil con el apoyo del Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, busca visibilizar en qué están los protagonistas de las artes escénicas contemporáneas chi
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Satellites shed new light on earthquakesFri, 24 Mar 2017 08:52:00 +0100. 24 March 2017. Satellite radar scans of last year’s earthquake in New Zealand are changing the way we are thinking about earthquake hazards in regions where our planet’s tectonic plates meet. The 7.8-magnitude quake that struck New Zealand’
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),