M 6.8 in Svalbard and Jan Mayen on 09 Nov 2018 01:49 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: 6.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 71.6226 , -11.2399
Event Date: 09 Nov 2018 01:49 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000hpim
Inserted at: 09 Nov 2018 02:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Jan Mayen)

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
1235965 0 09 Nov 2018 01:49 6.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:06 GEOFON
1235968 0 09 Nov 2018 01:49 6.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:08 NTWC    
1235971 0 09 Nov 2018 01:49 6.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:11 PTWC
1235976 0.01 09 Nov 2018 01:49 6.8M, 10km 4.58 No people affected 0m (at 00:00) 00:20 NEIC

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 -
Ostgronland Greenland 2600 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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