M 6.3 in Balleny Islands Region on 08 Oct 2017 20:48 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: 6.3M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -61.7431 , 154.5526
Event Date: 08 Oct 2017 20:48 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000b2v1
Inserted at: 08 Oct 2017 21:05 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity: 1.1 ()

Gdacs Score

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Exposed population

The earthquake happened in unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1183275 -61.743/154.553 6.3 10 0 08 Oct 2017 21:06 00:17 (new episode)
2 0.01 1183275 -61.743/154.553 6.3 10 0 08 Oct 2017 22:51 02:02 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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