domingo, 2 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (4.9M,depth:10km) in Nepal at 7/2/2017 1:58:27 AM

Green Earthquake in Nepal


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 4.9M, Depth:10km
  • 02 Jul 2017 01:58:27 UTC
  • 13555525 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 4.9 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 27.2357, 86.1117
  • Time (UTC): 02 Jul 2017 01:58:27
  • Time (ECT): 02 Jul 2017 03:58:27

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inNepal, Zone of Janakpur (population 2,221,955). The nearest places are Gopalpur (5km), Ramechhap (10km), Sangutar (16km), Beni Ghat (17km), Dhungrebas (19km), and 41 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Rumjartar (44km), Jiri (45km), Lamidanda (55km), Phaplu (56km), Janakpur (runway 3300ft, 61km), and 2 more. 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 5.3 million people 305
50 km 1.4 million people 187
20 km 240000 people 197
10 km 39000 people 126



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