M 6.5 in W. Caroline Islands, Micronesia on 08 Dec 2017 00:22 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.5M
Depth: 13.71 Km
Lat/Lon: 10.1223 , 140.2084
Event Date: 08 Dec 2017 00:22 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000c1wt
Inserted at: 08 Dec 2017 02:29 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1190369 0.51 08 Dec 2017 00:22 6.7M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:06 GEOFON
1190370 0 08 Dec 2017 00:22 6.6M, 45.8km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:08 PTWC
1190373 0 08 Dec 2017 00:22 6.6M, 45km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:11 NTWC    
1190378 0.01 08 Dec 2017 00:22 6.5M, 7.48km 5.03 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:18 NEIC
1190388 0.01 08 Dec 2017 00:22 6.5M, 13.71km 5.29 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 02:06 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened off shore.

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

Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Ulithi ULI 2 0 46 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Fais Micronesia 49 km

More information

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