M 5.5 in Antarctica on 10 Aug 2018 18:09 UTC
EQ parameters

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: -62.6248 , 165.7558
Event Date: 10 Aug 2018 18:09 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000g6hd
Inserted at: 10 Aug 2018 18:26 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Antarctica)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000g6hd Scaled population 0  
  C1 shakemap 0  
  C2 shakemap 0  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1223395 0 10 Aug 2018 18:09 5.5M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:16 NEIC
1223515 0 10 Aug 2018 18:09 5.6M, 10km N/A No people affected 21:59 NEIC
* The max MMI detected for sources having shakemaps;
** The population detected in MMI>=7 for episode with shakemap or in a 100km radius;
*** The tsunami max height.

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Antarctica , of Antarctica.

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
Antarctica Antarctica -

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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