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This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.
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The earthquake happened off shore, near Antarctica, of Antarctica. The distance to the nearest coast is 455km.
The distance to the nearest coast is
The approximate distance within which light damage may occur is 38km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).
No population is directly affected by the earthquake.
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The earthquake happened off shore, near Spain, Autonomous Community of Andalucia (population 6,949,643). The distance to the nearest coast is 20km. The nearest places are Adra (22000 people , 19km), Puente del Rï¿½o (20km), Balerma (23km), El Cortijo Bajo (25km), Matagorda (24km), and 9 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Beninar (33km). The nearest protected areas are Albufera de Adra (21km), Albufera de Adra (21km), Punta Entinas - Sabinar (27km), Punta Entinas - Sabinar (31km), and Paraje Natural Punta Entinas-Sabinar (33km).
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Almeria (runway 10400ft, 67km), Jayena (81km), and Armilla (runway 4200ft, 81km). The nearest ports are Adra (19km), and Motril (45km).
The maximum altitude nearby is 3400m. The area has steep slopes (up to 60 percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.
The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.
The earthquake happened off shore, near Papua New Guinea, Province of Manus (population 33,000). The distance to the nearest coast is 80km. The nearest places are Manuai (42km), Mok (41km), Baun (58km), Solang (59km), and Rei (62km).
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Momote (97km). The nearest ports are Lorengau (97km).
The maximum altitude nearby is 600m. The area has steep slopes (up to 20 percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.
The earthquake happened inPanama, Province of Chiriqui (population 391,788). The nearest places are Centro de Caisan (1km), San Antonio (3km), Monte Lirio (2800 people , 3km), Alto de Monte Lirio (3km), Plaza de Caisï¿½n (3km), and 7 more.
The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Fortuna (60km). The nearest protected areas are Lagunas de Volcï¿½n (9km), Abrojo - Montezuma (14km), Las Tablas (15km), La Amistad (16km), Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (16km), and 4 more.
For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Las Tierras Altas (14km), and San Vito de Java (runway 3200ft, 18km). The nearest ports are Golfito (43km), Puerto Jimenez (52km), and Puerto Armuelles (54km).
The maximum altitude nearby is 3300m. The area has steep slopes (up to 40 percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.
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Created on 31 Jan 2016 08:00 +01:00.