viernes, 2 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.6M,depth:30km) in Iraq at 6/2/2017 4:09:57 PM

Green Earthquake in Iraq

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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:30km
  • 02 Jun 2017 16:09:57 UTC
  • 2420923 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: 30 km (shallow)
  • Source: EMSC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 31.6, 46.13
  • Time (UTC): 02 Jun 2017 16:09:57
  • Time (ECT): 02 Jun 2017 18:09:57

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIraq, Governorate of Dhi Qar (population 975,393). The nearest places are Qal'a Mirias Sakhr (3km), Nasir (8km), Afshan (12km), Ar Rifa (13km), Hadhim al Mushari (14km), and 40 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Qalat Sikar (30km), Kut Al Hayy East (62km), and Tallil (73km). 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 1.6 million people 93
50 km 740000 people 95
20 km 170000 people 139
10 km 32000 people 103

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