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Mw 4.8 Earthquake, Green alert in Ecuador on 20 Apr 2017 11:32 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 4.8M, Depth:10km
  • on 20 Apr 2017 11:32 UTC
  • No people within 100km
  • inserted at 20 Apr 2017 12:03:07

Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 4.8 M
  • Depth: 10 km (very shallow)
  • Source: NEIC us10008j7y
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 0.9943, -85.3405
  • Time (UTC): 20 Apr 2017 11:32:21
  • Time (ECT): 20 Apr 2017 13:32:21

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Ecuador , Province of Galapagos (population 10,748) .

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
Galapagos Ecuador 10000 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 1164677
1 realtime 2017-04-20 13:51:13 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182572
0 realtime 2017-04-20 13:51:13 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
 
Episode 1164681
1 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:15 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182576
0 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:15 No people affected No people affected 1.31 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
1164677

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164677
1 realtime 2017-04-20 13:51:13 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182572
0 realtime 2017-04-20 13:51:13 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
Close
20 Apr 2017 11:32 4.8M, 36.83km N/A No people affected 00:18 NEIC NEIC
1164681

Calculation Episode detail

Reference Id Level Score Type Date Added Population
100km                      20km
Vulnerability
Score
Max Height(m)
Episode 1164681
1 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:15 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
  Earthquake 182576
0 realtime 2017-04-20 14:03:15 No people affected No people affected 1.31 0
Close
20 Apr 2017 11:32 4.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:30 NEIC NEIC

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

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