M 5.7 in Ecuador from 09 Jan 2018 00:05 UTC to 00:05
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: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.6449 , -90.854
Event Date: 09 Jan 2018 00:05 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c2ax
Inserted at: 09 Jan 2018 00:46 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (Ecuador)


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GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us1000c2ax Scaled population (vector) 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
1193564 0 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.7M, 10km 3.57 No people affected 00:40 NEIC
1193566 0 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.1M, 10km 2.7 No people affected 00:54 NEIC
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 Ecuador , Province of Galapagos (population 10,748) .

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
Galapagos Ecuador 10000 people

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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