M 6.1 in West Of Macquarie Island on 27 Feb 2018 17:29 UTC
Shakemap
Tsunami

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: 6.1M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -60.2489 , 150.7706
Event Date: 27 Feb 2018 17:29 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000d8rl
Inserted at: 28 Feb 2018 15:11 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000d8rl Scaled population (vector) -8  
  C1 shakemap -0.59  
  C2 shakemap 0.53  
  Country Vulnerability 0  
  INFORM_normalised 1  
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.

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Episode Timeline

IDAlertScoreDateMag, DepthMMI*Population**Tsunami risk***Delay (hh:mm)Source
1200948 0 27 Feb 2018 17:29 5.9M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:31 NEIC
1201051 0 27 Feb 2018 17:29 6.1M, 10km N/A No people affected 21:41 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 unknowed a zone. The alertlevel for this event is GREEN

Intensity Population
no people


Shakemaps Timeline

AlertShake id #ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax MMIDate shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1200948 -60.178/150.732 5.9 10 0 27 Feb 2018 18:02 00:33 (new episode)
2 0 1200948 -60.178/150.732 5.9 10 0 27 Feb 2018 19:32 02:03 (upd of #1)
3 0 1201051 -60.178/150.732 5.9 10 0 28 Feb 2018 15:11 21:41 (new episode)
4 0 1201051 -60.249/150.771 6.1 10 0 28 Feb 2018 15:13 21:44 (upd of #3)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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