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M 4.9 in North Of Ascension Island on 13 Jan 2018 05:31 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: 13 Jan 2018 05:31 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 13 Jan 2018 06:31 UTC
  • INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()


Known identifiers for this event: us2000cj8e (neicid)

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Earthquake jolts northeast Afghanistan, no casualties reported

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:44:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

KABUL, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- A slight quake jolted Afghanistan 's northeastern Badakhshan, Takhar and the northern Kunduz and Baghlan provinces on Sunday, but no casualty has been reported. The tremor, according to locals and officials, occurred at around 01:40 p.m. local time in the said areas.

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