M 4.8 in Mexico on 12 Oct 2017 00:44 UTC

Event summary

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

Earthquake Magnitude: 4.8M
Depth: 54.35 km
Lat/Lon: 16.4663 , -97.6648
Event Date: 12 Oct 2017 00:44 UTC
Exposed Population: 900000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 12 Oct 2017 01:06 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 4.4 (MEX)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 348 | About casualties: 5 | Last hour: 0

Así reaccionó un grupo de médicos que realizaba una cirugía a corazón ...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:31:00 +0200.

El pasado 19 de septiembre México sufrió un terremoto de 7.1 grados en la escala Richter. El sismo, que dejó más de 360 muertos, afectó el centro del país y la ciudad más afectada fue la capital. Un video de una cirugía a corazón abierto de
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People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, ‘and thi ...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:25:00 +0200.

California was burning and emergency management officials in Sacramento were listing the latest statistics about the fires, the firefighters, the acres burned, the fatalities, the missing people, the number of tanker planes and helicopters
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New tsunami information boards for Whangarei beaches
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:07:00 +0200.

Whangarei beachgoers can now boost their tsunami readiness using new information boards at popular district beaches. "With summer coming, more people than ever will be going to the beach. We want to help beachgoers, boaties, fishers and tou
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Equipo médico aguanta terremoto en quirófano y salva la vida de un niñ ...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:36:00 +0200.

*Especialistas del Hospital Infantil realizaban cirugía compleja el 19 de septiembre. México, 15 Oct (Notimex).- "Lo primero es el paciente", dijo el jefe de Cirugía Cardiovascular, Tórax y Endoscopía del Hospital Infantil de México Federic
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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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), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),