M 5.1 in Ecuador on 09 Jan 2018 00:05 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: 5.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 1.6786 , -90.7836
Event Date: 09 Jan 2018 00:05 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us1000c2ax
Inserted at: 09 Jan 2018 01:00 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 (Ecuador)

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
1193564 0.01 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.7M, 10km 3.57 No people affected 00:40 NEIC
1193566 0.01 09 Jan 2018 00:05 5.1M, 10km 2.7 No people affected 00:54 NEIC

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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