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M 4.8 in Mexico from 20 Mar 2017 22:41 UTC to 22:41
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This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
  • Depth: 35 Km
  • Event Date: 20 Mar 2017 22:41 UTC
  • Exposed Population: About 10748 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 21 Mar 2017 03:33 UTC

References

Known identifiers for this event: us20008tet (neicid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 267 | About casualties: 19 | Last hour: 0

The Haitian Migrants in Mexico – Added COMMENTARY By Haitian-Truth
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:23:00 +0100   haitian-truth (en)

No one is sure how many Haitians there are now in Tijuana, Mexico, on the border with the United States. It is the tragedy of nature that has brought these people where they are now. As if Haiti has not had more than enough with trying to recover from the devastating earthquake of 2010, then came....

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Mexico: Mexico earthquake triggered safe hospital drive
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:08:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

By Brigitte Leoni. MEXICO CITY, 22 March 2017 – Mexico City’s devastating, 8.1-magnitude earthquake of 1985 was a stark illustration of the disaster risks faced by the health sector, but it also triggered what became a global effort to protect hospitals from hazards.

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Mexico earthquake triggered safe hospital drive
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:41:00 +0100   foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: UNISDR Disaster Risk Reduction. Headline: Mexico earthquake triggered safe hospital drive. The General Hospital in Mexico City was among the health facilities that collapsed during the 1985 earthquake (Photo: USGS) By Brigitte Leoni. MEXICO CITY, 22 March 2017 – Mexico City’s devastating, 8.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (57), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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