M 5.8 in Balleny Islands Region on 16 Jul 2018 15:18 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: 5.8M
Depth: 10 Km
Lat/Lon: -61.4002 , 154.8453
Event Date: 16 Jul 2018 15:18 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Source: NEIC us2000g69z
Inserted at: 16 Jul 2018 16:10 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 1.1 ()

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
GDACS score
NEIC 0 0
us2000g69z Scaled population (vector) 0  
  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
1219796 0 16 Jul 2018 15:18 5.8M, 10km N/A No people affected 00:51 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 1219796 -61.4/154.845 5.8 10 0 16 Jul 2018 16:15 00:57 (new episode)
2 0 1219796 -61.4/154.845 5.8 10 0 16 Jul 2018 17:24 02:06 (upd of #1)
3 0 1219796 -61.395/155.016 5.8 10 0 17 Jul 2018 16:33 1d 01:15 (upd of #2)

Affected Provinces



Critical infrastructure

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

More information

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