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Green Earthquake alert in India on 14 Mar 2017 02:51 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact

Summary

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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:10km
  • on 14 Mar 2017 02:51 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 14 Mar 2017 03:13:23

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 39 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC us100088sf
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 6.1292, 92.3167
  • Time (UTC): 14 Mar 2017 02:51:16
  • Time (ECT): 14 Mar 2017 03:51:16

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in India , Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (population 295,612) .

Population

Population near epicenter
Radius Population
100 km no people
75 km no people
50 km no people
20 km no people
10 km no people
5 km no people
2 km no people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Andaman and Nicobar Islands India 290000 people
Aceh Indonesia 4.3 million people

Affected Populated Places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Event time line

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event calculation detail

Event calculation detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
 
 
Episode 1160442
1 realtime 2017-03-14 04:12:16 No people affected No people affected 2.5 0
  Earthquake 178364
0 realtime 2017-03-14 04:12:16 No people affected No people affected 2.5 0
 
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IDAlert Color Date (UTC)Mag. and depthMax Intensity (mmi*)Pop. within 100 kmTsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm) Source
1160442

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1160442
1 realtime 2017-03-14 04:12:16 No people affected No people affected 2.5 0
  Earthquake 178364
0 realtime 2017-03-14 04:12:16 No people affected No people affected 2.5 0
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14 Mar 2017 02:51 6M, 10km 3.09 No people affected 00:22 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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