sábado, 1 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (6M,depth:7.41km) in Ecuador at 6/30/2017 10:29:44 PM

Green Earthquake in Ecuador

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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:7.41km
  • 30 Jun 2017 22:29:44 UTC
  • 1180028 people within 100km

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

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For information on emergency response, please consult the GDACS Virtual OSOCC.

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Earthquake Event

Characteristics

  • Magnitude: 6 M
  • Depth: 7.41 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 39 km (MMI IV)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -0.3328, -80.5066
  • Time (UTC): 30 Jun 2017 22:29:44
  • Time (ECT): 01 Jul 2017 00:29:44

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened off shore, near Ecuador, Province of Manabi (population 1,133,452). The distance to the nearest coast is 3km. The nearest places are El Rosario (7km), El Paraíso (15km), Canoa (22km), Pinquigua (23km), Puerto Cabuyal (25km), and 53 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Los Perales (runway 4400ft, 32km), Pedernales (67km), Eloy Alfaro (runway 9300ft, 70km), and Reales Tamarindos (runway 7200ft, 78km). The nearest ports are Bahia de Caraquez (31km), Manta (71km), and Cojimies (92km).

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The approximate distance within which light damage may occur is 39km (equivalent to Modified Mercalli Index IV).

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2) Affected with damage
75 km 640000 people 36 Likely
50 km 110000 people 14 Likely
20 km 5400 people 4 Very likely
10 km <1000 people 1 Very likely

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