M 5.6 in India on 13 Feb 2018 02:39 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: 5.6M
Depth: 69.37 Km
Lat/Lon: 12.3644 , 93.1316
Event Date: 13 Feb 2018 02:39 UTC
Exposed Population: 310000 people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000d1a1
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2018 03:09 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.6 (IND)

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMax Intensity (MMI*)Pop [100 km or MMI 9-7]Tsunami risk (max height)Delay (hh:mm)Source
1198709 0.01 13 Feb 2018 02:39 5.6M, 69.37km 4.11 310 thousand 00:29 NEIC

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in India , Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (population 295,612) . The nearest places are Rongat, Sabari, Betapur, Arainj-laka-punga, Kartara, Pahlagaon, and Karen.

Radius Population
100 km 310000 people
75 km 77000 people
50 km 47000 people
20 km <1000 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

Critical infrastructure

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

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rongat Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 27 km
Sabari Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 32 km
Betapur Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 49 km
Arainj-laka-punga Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village6 - 52 km
Kartara Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village6 - 58 km
Pahlagaon Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 60 km
Karen Andaman and Nicobar Islands India Village5 - 66 km

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Port Blair IXZ 18 Civ. Paved Yes 5700 91 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Middle Andaman Island India 24 km
Port Meadows India 55 km
Karen India 64 km
Port Blair India 86 km

More information

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