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Mw 4.6 Earthquake, Green alert in Greece on 16 Jul 2017 02:51 UTC
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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 4.6M, Depth:0km
  • on 16 Jul 2017 02:51 UTC
  • 417606 people within 100km
  • inserted at 16 Jul 2017 02:56:40 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: 605474 (emscid)

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Minor earthquake - Crete, Greece on July 15, 2017
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 09:13:00 +0200   earthquake-report (en)

Крит - Была в ванной в отеле, стоял стакан с водой и начал пол ходуном ходить и по воде рябь идти. Сначала думала, показалось (живу на 4 этаже, высоковато) Все люди выбежали на балкон, но те, кто по улице шли, вообще никак не отреагировали. Gouves - 5a7 secondes Le sol à bougé et la Maison avec.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (71), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), NEIC (4), WMO (1), USGS (2),

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