M 4.7 in Afghanistan on 18 May 2017 10:26 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a no humanitarian impact based on the Magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.7M
Depth: 212.32 Km
Lat/Lon: 36.5733 , 70.1641
Event Date: 18 May 2017 10:26 UTC
Exposed Population: 1638956 people within 100km
Inserted at: 18 May 2017 10:45 UTC

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Accadde oggi, 22 maggio 1960: il terremoto più forte di sempre!Mon, 22 May 2017 08:20:00 +0200. di Daniele Vanni. Il 22 maggio del 1960 , sulla costa pacifica del Cile, per fortuna una delle zone meno abitate del Pianeta, si scatenava quello che gli esperti considerano, da quando l’uomo ha la capacità di tenere memoria scritta o a voc
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Five things to know about the Japanese royalsMon, 22 May 2017 05:26:00 +0200. ANCIENT HISTORY The Japanese imperial family is believed to be the world’s oldest, with a myth-filled history that dates back more than 2,600 years. Akihito is the 125th emperor since Emperor Jimmu, said to be a descendant of the legendary
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Priti Patel will stop foreign aid for ‘vanity projects’Mon, 22 May 2017 03:37:00 +0200. No more foreign aid money will be wasted on ‘nice-to-do vanity projects’ such as the Ethiopian version of the Spice Girls, the foreign aid minister has vowed. International Development Secretary Priti Patel suggested wasted aid cash would i
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Priti Patel will stop foreign aid for ‘vanity projects’Mon, 22 May 2017 03:13:00 +0200. No more foreign aid money will be wasted on ‘nice-to-do vanity projects’ such as the Ethiopian version of the Spice Girls, the foreign aid minister has vowed. International Development Secretary Priti Patel suggested wasted aid cash would i
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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), USGS (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),