sábado, 14 de octubre de 2017

Green alert: earthquake M 5.1 in Venezuela on 10/14/2017 8:35:43 AM

M 5.1 in Venezuela on 14 Oct 2017 08:35 UTC

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GDACS Alert based on "Earthquake Parameter" alerting model




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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: M5.1
  • Depth: 35.35 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 14 Oct 2017 08:35
  • Exposed Population: 2220000 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

Impact Details

The earthquake happened inVenezuela, State of Apure (population 311,564). The nearest places are Nulita (2km), La Azulita (3km), Parcelamiento La Chiricoa (7km), La Blanquita (7km), Cano Regreso (7km), and 266 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Mayo Guerrero (runway 9900ft, 34km), Saravena El Eden (runway 3600ft, 36km), Rancho Grande (38km), Arauquita (59km), La Fortuna (59km), and 4 more. There are no known ports nearby.

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 920000 people 52
50 km 130000 people 17
20 km 12000 people 9
10 km 8400 people 26

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