sábado, 23 de septiembre de 2017

Green alert: earthquake M 4.5 in India on 9/23/2017 12:14:11 AM

M 4.5 in India on 23 Sep 2017 00:14 UTC


GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model

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: M4.5
  • Depth: 35 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 23 Sep 2017 00:14
  • Exposed Population: 7510000 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event

Impact Details

The earthquake happened inIndia, State of Jammu & Kashmir (population 8,175,043). The nearest places are Hajan (10000 people , 6km), Shadipur (6km), Palhalan (10km), Sopor (16km), Mangom (18km), and 58 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Srinagar (runway 12000ft, 30km), and Awantipur (51km). There are no known ports nearby.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 5.5 million people 316
50 km 4.1 million people 522
20 km 900000 people 722
10 km 160000 people 511



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