lunes, 30 de noviembre de 2015

GREEN earthquake alert (4.5M,depth:5km) in United States at 11/30/2015 9:49:13 AM

Green Earthquake in United States


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 4.5M, Depth:5km
  • 30 Nov 2015 09:49:13 UTC
  • 214691 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.5 M
  • Depth: 5 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 36.7463, -98.0151
  • Time (UTC): 30 Nov 2015 09:49:13
  • Time (ECT): 30 Nov 2015 10:49:13

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inUnited States, State of Oklahoma (population 3,273,622). The nearest places are Hawley (0km), and Wichita (340000 people , 121km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Great Salt Plains Lake (11km). The nearest protected areas are Salt Plains NWR (12km).

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Weedpatch International (7km), and Kegelman Af Aux Field (runway 7900ft, 9km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is 600m. The area has steep slopes (up to percent) and may be susceptible to landslides.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 110000 people 6
50 km 70000 people 8
20 km 1200 people 1
10 km <1000 people 0



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