miércoles, 28 de junio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (6M,depth:10km) in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand at 6/28/2017 6:20:53 PM

Green Earthquake in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

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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 6M, Depth:10km
  • 28 Jun 2017 18:20:53 UTC
  • No 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: 6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 39 km (MMI IV)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -30.4193, -177.6707
  • Time (UTC): 28 Jun 2017 18:20:53
  • Time (ECT): 28 Jun 2017 20:20:53

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, not near any territory.

The approximate distance within which light damage may occur is 38km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).

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