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M 5.2 on 31 Oct 2016 00:00 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Earthquake event

Population map close up
Population map close up. (Source: JRC)
  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us1000735e
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -40.266, -91.9904
  • Time (UTC): 31 Oct 2016 00:00:43
  • Time (ECT): 31 Oct 2016 01:00:43

Event time line

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IDAlertScore DateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1144921 0

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km or MMI9-7    
20km or Max MMI    
Max Height(m)
Episode 1144921
1 realtime 2016-10-31 01:18:16 No people affected 0
  Earthquake 150671
0 realtime 2016-10-31 01:18:16 No people affected No people affected 0
31 Oct 2016 00:00 5.2M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:17 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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