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M 4.9 in Turkey on 21 Apr 2017 14:12 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.9M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 21 Apr 2017 14:12 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 5660000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 21 Apr 2017 15:15 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 3.2 (TUR)
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the affected contries: TUR= 3.2; GRC= 2.5


Known identifiers for this event: 2017hubl (noaigid) 585624 (emscid) us10008jiy (neicid)

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