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M 4.6 in Greenland Sea on 19 Jun 2017 02:19 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: 4.6M
  • Depth: 10 Km
  • Event Date: 19 Jun 2017 02:19 UTC
  • Exposed Population: No people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 19 Jun 2017 06:45 UTC


Known identifiers for this event: us20009nib (neicid) 599539 (emscid)

Latest media headlines

Articles: 380 | About casualties: 16 | Last hour: 0

Greenland mourns 4 washed out to sea in their homes in tsunami
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:33:00 +0200   CBC (en)

A still from a video shot on the shoreline of Nuugaatsiaq after tsunami waves struck the coast of Greenland on Saturday. (Olina Angie K Nielsen/Facebook) Greenland flags were flying at half-mast Wednesday across Denmark and in Greenland's capital, Nuuk, to mourn four people who are presumed dead....

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A huge landslide generated tsunami waves damaging some villages in Greenland - 3 adults and a child considered dead.
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:37:00 +0200   earthquake-report (en)

It is still uncertain what caused the devastating tidal wave that hit Nuugaatsiaq on Saturday night, says a seismologist from GEUS [The National Geological Surveys for Denmark and Greenland]. “We have some signals at our earthquake stations resembling earthquakes, but they might also indicate that a....

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Greenland mourns 4 missing in tsunami
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:33:00 +0200   siouxcityjournal (en)

Sioux City, IA (51101) Today. Partly to mostly cloudy. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. High 97F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.. Tonight. A few clouds. A stray severe thunderstorm is possible. Low 67F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Updated: June 21, 2017 @ 9:52 am; COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —....

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EMM (1), JRC (64), NEIC (5), OCHA (1), USGS (2), (1), INFORM (1),

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