lunes, 30 de noviembre de 2015

GREEN earthquake alert (4.7M,depth:72.28km) in Venezuela at 11/30/2015 4:28:17 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 4.7M, Depth:72.28km
  • 30 Nov 2015 04:28:17 UTC
  • 461330 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.7 M
  • Depth: 72.28 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 10.5756, -62.6056
  • Time (UTC): 30 Nov 2015 04:28:17
  • Time (ECT): 30 Nov 2015 05:28:17

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inVenezuela, State of Sucre (population 741,866). The nearest places are Irapa (3km), and Port-of-Spain (52000 people , 123km).

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected. The nearest protected areas are Turu�pano (6km), Pen�nsula de Paria (11km), and Golfo de Par�a (40km).

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Guiria (runway 5100ft, 31km), and Rio de Agua (43km). The nearest ports are Guiria (34km), and Puerto de Hierro (57km).

The maximum altitude nearby is 1200m. 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 340000 people 19
50 km 100000 people 13
20 km 26000 people 20
10 km 17000 people 56



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