M 5.3 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 11 Aug 2018 05:54 UTC
EQ parameters
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 5.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 71.77 , -2.11
Event Date: 11 Aug 2018 05:54 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: EMSC 705964
Inserted at: 11 Aug 2018 06:19 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Jan Mayen)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake GDACS score
EMSC 0 0
705964 Scaled population 0  
  C1 earthquake 1  
  C2 earthquake 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
1223448 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.2M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:09 EMSC
1223450 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:12 EMSC
1223451 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.1M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:13 EMSC
1223452 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.1M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:14 EMSC
1223454 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.1M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:17 EMSC
1223455 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.1M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:19 EMSC
1223456 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.3M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:20 NEIC
1223457 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.3M, 2km N/A No people affected 00:20 EMSC
1223458 0 11 Aug 2018 05:54 5.3M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:25 EMSC
The episode that generated the alert; the next major evaluations beyond 12 hours will not trigger additional alerts.
* 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 Svalbard and Jan Mayen , of Jan Mayen.

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
Jan Mayen Svalbard and Jan Mayen -

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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