M 4.5 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 16 Jul 2017 04:49 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: 2 km
Lat/Lon: 76.97 , 18.7
Event Date: 16 Jul 2017 04:49 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2017 06:56 UTC

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Articles: 833 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits on Japan's Honshu - PTWCThu, 20 Jul 2017 04:50:00 +0200. SYDNEY, July 20 (Reuters) - An earthquake with an initial magnitude of 5.8 hit northeast of Tokyo on Japan's main island of Honshu on Thursday, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) reported. The quake was measured at a depth of 33 km (
Earthquake in northeastern Japan, no tsunami warning - JMAThu, 20 Jul 2017 04:50:00 +0200. TOKYO, July 20 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 hit northeastern Japan on Thursday, Japan's Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of damage and no tsunami warning was issued after the 9:11
Вблизи Фукусимы произошло землетрясениеThu, 20 Jul 2017 04:41:00 +0200. В районе префектуры Фукусима на северо-востоке Японии произошло землетрясение магнитудой 5,6 баллов. Эпицентр находился в Тихом океана на глубине 40 километров, передает РИА Новости. Землетрясение ощутили на себе жители 17 префектур, однако
Temblor azota Fukushima, pero no activa alerta de tsunamiThu, 20 Jul 2017 04:21:00 +0200. TOKIO. Un temblor de 5.6 grados Richter sacudió la región de Fukushima y el nordeste de Japón sin que se activara la alerta de tsunami ni se detectara anomalía alguna en la accidentada central nuclear. El sismo se registró a las 09:11 hora

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (36), (2), NEIC (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),