viernes, 21 de abril de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.2M,depth:10km) in Turkey at 4/21/2017 1:09:22 PM

Green Earthquake in Turkey


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 5.2M, Depth:10km
  • 21 Apr 2017 13:09:22 UTC
  • 1526493 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NOAIG
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 38.7827, 29.1229
  • Time (UTC): 21 Apr 2017 13:09:22
  • Time (ECT): 21 Apr 2017 15:09:22

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inTurkey, Province of Kutahya (population 627,435). The nearest places are Bezciler (3km), Derbent (6km), Çamurköy (9km), Midikli (12km), Çakirlar (13km), and 142 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Usak (runway 8300ft, 32km). There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 940000 people 53
50 km 500000 people 63
20 km 50000 people 40
10 km 4500 people 14



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