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M 5.2 in United States on 13 Jan 2018 01:35 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: 5.2M
  • Depth: 75.53 Km
  • Event Date: 13 Jan 2018 01:35 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 01:52 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 2.2 (USA)


Known identifiers for this event: at00p2h0et (ntwc    id) us2000cj6e (neicid)

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250,000 earthquake refugees from El Salvador and Haiti will have to leave the United States

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:24:00 +0100haitian-truth (en)

By , Temblor. David Jacobson The M=7.7 January 13, 2001 earthquake in El Salvador [[killed]] over 900 people and damaged or destroyed hundreds of thousands of buildings. Following the earthquakes, Salvadorans were allowed to come to the U.S. Now, they will be forced to return to El Salvador following....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: NEIC (8), EMM (1), JRC (68), (2), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (1), USGS (2), INFORM (2),

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