jueves, 22 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:8.8km) in Turkey at 6/22/2017 2:48:52 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 5.1M, Depth:8.8km
  • 22 Jun 2017 02:48:52 UTC
  • 3798633 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: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 8.8 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NOAIG
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 38.8237, 26.5017
  • Time (UTC): 22 Jun 2017 02:48:52
  • Time (ECT): 22 Jun 2017 04:48:52

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Turkey, Province of Izmir (population 2,925,147). The distance to the nearest coast is 15km. The nearest places are Karaburun (3100 people , 17km), Tepeboz (18km), Plomárion (22km), Skopelos (23km), Kratipos (26km), and 92 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Mytilene (runway 7900ft, 28km), Polikhnitos (40km), Cigli Military Airport (runway 10700ft, 52km), Cigli (runway 9800ft, 55km), Chios (runway 4900ft, 60km), and 3 more. The nearest ports are Plomarion (21km), Mitilene (31km), Foca (35km), Nemrut Bay (35km), Aliaga (39km), and 14 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 850000 people 48
50 km 140000 people 18
20 km 2200 people 1
10 km no people 0

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