M 5.7 in Northern Mariana Islands on 13 Feb 2018 02:03 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: 5.7M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: 13.8221 , 146.4707
Event Date: 13 Feb 2018 02:03 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000d18y
Inserted at: 13 Feb 2018 02:15 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 (MNP)

Earthquake impact details: population near epicentre

The earthquake happened in Northern Mariana Islands ,of Northern Mariana Is. (population 60,963) . The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people
no people

Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShakeScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0.01 1198682 13.822/146.471 5.7 10 3.07 13 Feb 2018 02:16 00:13 (new episode)
2 0.01 1198682 13.822/146.471 5.7 10 3.39 13 Feb 2018 04:06 02:03 (upd of #1)

Affected Provinces

Intensity Region Province Country Population
Northern Mariana Is. Northern Mariana Islands 30000 people
Guam Guam 150000 people

Affected populated places

Intensity Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Rota Northern Mariana Islands Village4 - 142 km
Teteto Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 143 km
Sunharon Roads Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 155 km
Aslito Northern Mariana Islands Village5 - 163 km
Chalan Kanoa Northern Mariana Islands Village5 3100 people 167 km
Asatdas Guam Village5 - 172 km
Upi Guam Village5 - 172 km
Dededo Guam Village5 3300 people 180 km
Camp Quezon Guam Village5 - 185 km
Barrigada Guam Village4 4600 people 185 km
Tamuning Guam Village4 11000 people 187 km
Mongmong Guam Village4 3700 people 189 km
Yona Guam Village4 2200 people 189 km
Sinajana Guam Village4 2000 people 190 km
Hagåtña Guam Capital 1000 people 191 km
Ylig Guam Village5 - 191 km
Talofofo Guam Village4 2600 people 193 km
Asan Guam Village4 - 194 km
Piti Guam Village4 - 197 km
Inarajan Guam Village5 <1000 people 197 km
Santa Rita Guam Village4 1200 people 201 km
Camp Bright Guam Village4 - 201 km
Agat Guam Village5 4300 people 202 km
Umatac Guam Village5 - 204 km
Merizo Guam Village4 1700 people 205 km

Critical infrastructure

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

Airports

Intensity Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Rota I International ROP 185 Civ. Paved Yes 6000
Dynasty 46 0
West Tinian TIQ 82 Civ. Paved Yes 5900
Saipan International SPN 66 Civ. Paved Yes 8700
Andersen AFB UAM 191 0
A.B. Won Pat International GUM 91 0

Ports

Intensity Name LOCODE Country
Rota Northern Mariana Islands
Tinian Northern Mariana Islands
Apra (Agana) GUAPR Guam
Apra Harbor Guam
Farallon de Medinilla Northern Mariana Islands

More information

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