jueves, 12 de octubre de 2017

Green alert: earthquake M 4.8 in Mexico on 10/12/2017 12:44:19 AM

M 4.8 in Mexico on 12 Oct 2017 00:44 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: M4.8
  • Depth: 54.35 Km
  • Event Date UTC: 12 Oct 2017 00:44
  • Exposed Population: 900000 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 inMexico, State of Oaxaca (population 3,329,574). The nearest places are Pueblo Viejo (5km), Ixtayutla (10km), El Cacao (16km), Santa Cruz Zenzontepec (17km), San Cristóbal (19km), and 56 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Pinotepa Nacional (46km), Ta lo de Soto (79km), Tlaxiaco (85km), and Puerto Escondido (runway 7500ft, 88km). The nearest ports are Punta Escondida (91km).

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

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 540000 people 30
50 km 270000 people 35
20 km 34000 people 27
10 km 4200 people 13

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