lunes, 30 de noviembre de 2015

GREEN earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in Venezuela at 11/30/2015 11:50:32 AM

Green Earthquake in Venezuela


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 4.6M, Depth:10km
  • 30 Nov 2015 11:50:32 UTC
  • 1859315 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 10.4464, -63.6613
  • Time (UTC): 30 Nov 2015 11:50:32
  • Time (ECT): 30 Nov 2015 12:50:32

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inVenezuela, State of Sucre (population 741,866). The nearest places are El Muelle (3km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest hydrodams are Clavellinos (12km). The nearest protected areas are Macizo Monta�oso del Turimiquire (9km), Cueva del Gu�charo (Alejandro de Humboldt) (34km), and Golfo de Cariaco (37km).

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Carupano (runway 6700ft, 49km), Andre Miguel Salazar Marcan (runway 3900ft, 51km), and Cumana (runway 8500ft, 51km). The nearest ports are Carupano (50km), Puerto Sucre (57km), Cumana (57km), and Porlamar (58km).

The maximum altitude nearby is 2400m. The area has steep slopes (up to 30 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 1.2 million people 71
50 km 340000 people 43
20 km 51000 people 41
10 km 8300 people 26



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