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M 4.8 in Mexico on 12 Oct 2017 00:44 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary

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
  • 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 of the alert score: 4.4 (MEX)

References

Known identifiers for this event: us1000aqjs (neicid)

Latest media headlines

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

39 People Still Hospitalized, 11 in Serious Condition, after Mexico Quakes
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 06:19:00 +0200   laht (en)

MEXICO CITY – A total of 39 people remain hospitalized, 11 of them in serious condition, following the September earthquakes in Mexico, the Health Secretariat said on Saturday. “According to the latest report from the health sector, today there are 39 patients hospitalized, of whom 11 are in serious condition,” the ministry said in a statement.

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Buildings Damaged by Mexico Quake Can Dodge Demolition, Builders Say
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 06:19:00 +0200   laht (en)

MEXICO CITY – Many buildings in the Mexican capital that were severely damaged by the Sept. 19 earthquake can avoid being demolished if they are well inspected and restructured, engineer Arturo Bautista told EFE on Saturday. “We’re sure we can restructure the great majority of buildings.

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim talks during a news conference to discuss his foundation's work in supporting efforts at rebuilding areas damaged by the massive earthquake on Sept. 19. in Mexico City
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 05:02:00 +0200   trust (en)

Source: Reuters - Tue, 10 Oct 2017 21:54 PM. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim talks during a news conference to discuss his foundation's work in supporting efforts at rebuilding areas damaged by the massive earthquake on Sept. 19. in Mexico City, Mexico October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso.

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (61), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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