lunes, 19 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:10km) in Turkey at 6/19/2017 2:21:38 AM

Green Earthquake in Turkey

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

Summary

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
  • 19 Jun 2017 02:21:38 UTC
  • 7568056 people within 100km

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

See the GDACS website for live news coverage (including OCHA Situation Reports), the full earthquake report

For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 4.6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NOAIG
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 40.7334, 29.8608
  • Time (UTC): 19 Jun 2017 02:21:38
  • Time (ECT): 19 Jun 2017 04:21:38

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Turkey, Province of Kocaeli (population 1,016,196). The distance to the nearest coast is 2km. The nearest places are Golcuk (86000 people , 3km), Derince (4km), Yeniköy (4km), Kocaeli (6km), Bahçecik (8600 people , 7km), and 133 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Kosekoy (12km), Tarabo (runway 9800ft, 18km), Yalova (runway 4500ft, 41km), Tuzla (45km), Sabiha Gokcen (50km), and 2 more. The nearest ports are Derince (3km), Golcuk (3km), Tutunciftlik (6km), Izmit (7km), Yarimca (8km), and 16 more.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 3.6 million people 209
50 km 1.3 million people 174
20 km 660000 people 528
10 km 410000 people 1306

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