sábado, 1 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:10km) in Switzerland at 7/1/2017 8:10:35 AM

Green Earthquake in Switzerland


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 5.1M, Depth:10km
  • 01 Jul 2017 08:10:35 UTC
  • 2949794 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: EMSC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 46.38, 7.14
  • Time (UTC): 01 Jul 2017 08:10:35
  • Time (ECT): 01 Jul 2017 10:10:35

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inSwitzerland, Canton of Vaud (population 622,142). The nearest places are Vers-L'église (3km), Les Mosses (3km), Les Diablerets (3km), Ormont-Dessus (1400 people , 3km), La Comballaz (4km), and 1214 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Saanen (runway 4500ft, 14km), St Triphon Highway Strip H (16km), Sion (runway 6500ft, 22km), St Stephan (runway 1000ft, 23km), Turtmann (runway 1000ft, 44km), and 10 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 1.8 million people 104
50 km 600000 people 76
20 km 42000 people 33
10 km 5100 people 16



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