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M 4.5 in Italy on 09 Jun 2012 02:04 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Summary


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

Updated: this report is based on update number 4: (09 Jun 2012 04:13).

  • Earthquake Magnitude: 4.5M
  • Depth: Km
  • Event Date: 09 Jun 2012 02:04 UTC
  • Exposed Population: 4120000 people within 100km
  • Inserted at: 09 Jun 2012 02:27 UTC


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Latest media headlines

Articles: 171 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Italy’s Billion-Euro-A-Day Ministries
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:18:00 +0200   corriere-en (en)

Half of €283 billion annual spending goes on administration ROME – Ministerial expenditure has again come under pressure to ensure the success of the first stage of the spending review. The campaign should now guarantee savings of €5 billion instead of €4.2 billion.

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Another 4.5-magnitude quake hits northern Italy
Sat, 09 Jun 2012 11:19:00 +0200   ruvr-en (en)

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Italy early Saturday at a depth of 7.1 km, Italy’s Agi news agency reports. The quake hit the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia regions at 04:04 a.m. local time, Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) says. Its epicenter was located not far from the town of Claut.

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Earthquake in Italy kills 15 injures over 100
Sat, 09 Jun 2012 08:49:00 +0200   irishsun (en)

CAVEZZO, Italy, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Fifteen people were [[killed]] and over 100 people were injured by a 5.8-magnitude quake that hit central Italy on Tuesday, Civil Protection Department confirmed. The ...

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