lunes, 31 de octubre de 2016

Green earthquake alert (5.4M,depth:10km) in Oman at 10/31/2016 4:02:43 PM

Green Earthquake in Oman


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 5.4M, Depth:10km
  • 31 Oct 2016 16:02:43 UTC
  • No people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.4 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 20.866, 61.722
  • Time (UTC): 31 Oct 2016 16:02:43
  • Time (ECT): 31 Oct 2016 17:02:43

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Oman, Region of Ash Sharqiyah. The distance to the nearest coast is 245km.

The distance to the nearest coast is

The earthquake occurred more than 100km from land and is unlikely to affect vulnerable infrastructure directly.

No population is directly affected by the earthquake.



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