M 5.5 in United States on 08 May 2018 08:14 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: 5.5M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 56.3593 , -148.4582
Event Date: 08 May 2018 08:14 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000e0j1
Inserted at: 08 May 2018 08:31 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (USA)

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
1209714 0 08 May 2018 08:14 5.5M, 12km N/A No people affected 00:04 NTWC    
1209717 0.01 08 May 2018 08:14 5.5M, 10km 2.18 No people affected 00:16 NEIC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in United States , State of Alaska (population 572,432) .

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
Alaska United States 570000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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